Killer Art

December 12, 2003

From December 12, 2003 through February 15, 2004, Shih Chieh Huang (MFA 2001 Fine Arts) will participate in Killer Instinct, an exhibition held in the Zenith Media Lounge at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, 583 Broadway. Once considered a pastime solely for kids, video games are now a full-fledged part of adult life. In this exhibition, games come off the screen and into life through sculpture, video, painting and, of course, computers. The artists in Killer Instinct use gaming hardware and software for social commentary as well as in the development of film and musical projects. Shih Chieh Huang says, “I merge artificial materials, air, water and electronics to create experimental organic living environments.” From disassembling everyday electronic appliances to specialized electronics such as motion sensors, infrared sensors, remote controls and rewired music tuners, Huang’s work forms a kinetic cause-and-effect system that interacts with the viewer. Huang has received many awards, including the New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship, Manhattan Community Arts Fund, Bronx Council for the Arts Scholarship and a place in Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

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