About

BIOGRAPHY

Born in China, raised in Australia and based in the Netherlands, Amy Suo Wu is an artist and designer. Her research based hybrid practice is an exploration into how to (re)activate, amplify and intervene preserve in critical and playful ways. She teaches at the Willem de Kooning Academy and Experimental Publishing Masters at The Piet Zwart Institute both in Rotterdam and organises Zine Camp, an annual zine making festival also in Rotterdam.

Her work has been presented at Seoul Mediacity Biennale, KR; The Influencers, ES; Kunsthaus Langenthal, CH; I:projectspace Beijing, CN; Aksioma Ljubljana, SI ; Mine Yours Ours festival, HR; Gallery 12 New Media Hub, RS; ISEA Istanbul, TR; Van Abbemuseum, NL; Gogbot Enschede, NL; TENT Rotterdam, NL; Showroom MAMA Rotterdam, NL; WORM Rotterdam, NL and V2_ Rotterdam, NL.

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PRESS/WRITING

2018. Feature article in AIGA Eye On Design's first printed magazine 'Invisible', by Madeleine Morley
2017. Interview with Glamcult
2017. Interview with China Residencies
2017. Escaping the Digital Unease with essays by Raffael Dörig, Paul Feigelfeld, Claire Hoffmann, Marie Lechner, Domenico Quaranta and Felix Stalder, for the occasion of the show with the same title.
2017. Thunderclap DIY day in art guide of The Creators Project, VICE China
2017. Appearance on Slovenia national news, RTV4, for the occasion of "The Kandinsky Collective" 
2017. Full interview by Mojca Kumerdej for Delo Saturday, published online and printed in the cultural supplement. English translation here 
2017. Article by Maja Šučur for Dnevnik.si, Ljubljana newspaper in Slovenia. English translation here 
2017. Article by Jela Krečič for Delo, the national newspaper in Slovenia. English translation here 
2017. "Hidden In Plain Sight", essay by Florian Cramer for the ocassion of solo show "The Kandinsky Collective", published by Aksioma Brochure Series

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RESUME

Education
2010-2012. Master Media Design and Communication, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, NL
2007-2009. Bachelor of Design, Willem de Kooning Academny, Rotterdam, NL
2004-2006. Bachelor of Design, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, AU

Solo exhibitions
2018. Hutong Whispers, Drugo More, Croatia, HR
2017. The Kandinsky Collective, Aksioma, Ljubljana, Slovenia, SI 
2012. Prediction TV, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, NL 

Selected group exhibitions/performances
2018. Escaping the Digital Unease, Espace Multimedia Gantner, FR
2018. Monoskop Exhibition Library, Seoul Mediacity Biennale, KR
2018. Policy of Disappearance, Studio Gallery BWA Wrocław, PL 
2017. Art@IFG (Internet Governance Forum), Palais des Nations, Geneva, CH
2017. In No Particular Order, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL
2017. Escaping the Digital Unease, Kunsthaus Langenthal, CH
2016. Spending Quality Time With My Quantified Self, TENT Rotterdam, NL 
2015. Identifikuj.me, G12HUB in Belgrade, RS 
2014. Festival de Wereld van het Witte de Withkwartier, Rotterdam, NL
2014. Frames of thinking, Poortgebouw, Rotterdam, NL 
2013. 55th Venice Biennale, Maldives Pavilion, IT 
2013. De Nacht van Kunst & Wetenschap at Oude Postkantoor, SIGN, Groningen, NL 
2012. Exception Handling, TENT & V2, Rotterdam, NL 
2012. International Film Festival Rotterdam, WORM, Rotterdam, NL
2011. No Such Thing As Repetition, Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL  
2011. Speed Show: Rebelhuis, Rotterdam, NL 
2010. Holy Crap (in collaboration with Alina Parigger), Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL 

Selected design and production work (Eyesberg)
2016. Retour Afzender (Return to Sender). Book design for photographer, Lou Muuse
2014 - 2016. Zine Camp, a two day DIY festival at WORM. Organiser and designer of festival identity
2014 - 2015. Horspil. Package design for radio plays by experimental sound studio, Klangendum
2014. De Bel: A Very Hard Cover Book. Produced and designed publication of artist, Dennis de Bel
2014. De Toekomst Hervondern. Book design for sociologist and essayist, Omar Muñoz Cremers

Talks/presentations/workshops
2018. Guest lecturer at Science Friction minor, Design Academy Eindhoven, NL
2018. Project week at Merz Academy, Stuttgart, DE
2018. Project week at The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, NL
2017. Lecture and workshop at The Influencers Festival, Barcelona, ES
2017. Invisible Ink workshop at Qspace – queer/feminist/maker space, Beijing, CN
2017. The New Nushu and Thunderclap, I:projectspace, Beijing, CN
2017. Artist talk at Gengdan Institute of Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, CN
2017. Tactics and poetics of invisiblity talk, Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia, SI
2016. Talk at Post Internet Cafe: End of Session at PrintRoom, Rotterdam, NL
2016. Invisible ink workshop at MOJE TVOJE NAŠE (Mine Yours Ours) festival, Rijeka, Croatia, HR
2016. Artist talk at TENT Rotterdam, NL
2015. Tactics and poetics of invisiblity, Conversa, Rotterdam, NL
2015. Tactics and poetics of invisiblity, Privacy Cafe organised by Bits of Freedom at WORM, Rotterdam, NL
2012. Prediction TV, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, NL
2012. Prediction TV, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, NL
2011. BENJI in Sniff, Scrap, Crawl panel at ISEA2011, Istanbul, TR

Teaching 
2018-2019. Tutor at Experimental Publishing Master, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, NL
2018-2019. Cultural Diversity minor in social practices, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL
2014-2016. Hacking minor in autonomous practices, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL
2013-2018. Graphic Design department, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL

Residencies
2019. Upcoming Artspace, Sydney, AU
2017. ZKU, Berlin, DE
2017. I:projectspace, Beijing, CN

Published writing
2019. Upcoming. Cookbook on steganography published by Onomatopee, Eindhoven, NL
2012. BENJI in Sniff, Scrape, Crawl... {on privacy, surveillance and our shadowy data-double}, published by Piet Zwart Institute, NL

Grants
2016. The Grant Programme for Talent Development from Creative Industries Fund NL
2015. Onderzoek and Ontwikkeling subsidy from CBK Rotterdam, NL
2010. Huygens Scholarship Programme, NL
2010. Van Beek-Donner Stichting grant, Rotterdam, NL
2010. Cultuurscout Rotterdam Centrum subsidy, NL