Venue｜Digital Art Center, Taipei
Date and time｜10/14 (Sat.) 14:00-16:00
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XTRUX, founded in October 2020 with a number of creators whose works focus on new media art, and has recently developed in artistic creation with elements such as artificial intelligence, metaverse, video games, motion capture, sound art, light, installation, Rave, audio-visual, etc. Their creative practice mainly focuses on the interaction of “virtual world, digital identity, and Taiwanese folk beliefs” with the attempt to reshape the relationship between virtual and immersive media.
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Po-Jui SU was born in 2000 in Taipei City and is currently studying his master’s degree in the New Media Art Department at Taipei National University of Arts.
He specializes in using 3D modeling, game engines, and installations as creative mediums. His creative concepts often stem from observations of life experiences and a new perspective on everyday life. In recent years, his artistic interests have evolved around themes like parties, virtual bodies and identities, AI, and audio-visual elements, with 3D images being the means to present the confusion and conflicts between the virtual and real worlds. In 2020, he organized a new media creation team, XTRUX, where he is responsible for image production and game engine technology development.
Chen-En CHIU was born in 1999 in Keelung and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in the New Media Art Department at Taipei National University of Arts.
He works on digital image creation and graphic visual design, and his approach uses mediums and forms like 3D digital media, kinetic machinery, spatial installation, and experimental videos. His artistic interests center on the intriguing relationship between the digital era and folk beliefs and draw imagery from ghosts, gods, and monsters from Taiwanese folk beliefs to reinterpret, direct, produce, and film these new elements, thereby creating a whole new worldview. His role in XTRUX, a team of new media artists that he co-founded in 2020, is 3D modeling, artistic design, video production, and video direction.
Yong-Ren HUANG was born in 1997 in Kaohsiung City. He graduated from the Department of Applied Music from Aletheia University, majoring in composition. He is now studying his master’s degree in the New Media Art Department at Taipei National University of Arts.
His artworks stem from Mauricio Kagel’s new musical theater and Musique Concrete and extend to the development of internet culture in artistic creation.
In 2020, he joined XTRUX, a new media artist group, where he is responsible for sound design and technology development.