Iris Xinru Long is a curator and she currently works as a researcher on art, science and technology at Central Academy of Fine Arts (Beijing, China), with a research focus on how art responses to the current global reality of ubiquitous computing and big data.
She lectures on data art at CAFA and her artistic work has been exhibited internationally in venues including CAFA Art Museum (Beijing), Chronus Art Center (Shanghai), Power Station of Art (Shanghai), V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media (Rotterdam), ISEA (Hong Kong) and further more. Her work has been shortlisted in Prix Cube Art Prize, received an honorable mention in ifva, Hong Kong and she was shortlisted by the first M21-IAAC Award (International Awards for Art Criticism). Her translation work, Rethinking Curating: Art after New Media, received a nomination from AAC Art China awards in 2016. Recently she received the Hyundai Blue Prize, a curatorial award to support emerging curators.
Long has a master degree of Critical Writing in Art and Design from the Royal College of Art, UK.