Wu-Wei Chen

Email: wc54@nyu.edu

Room 939

 

Chen Wu-Wei, PhD (Communication University of China), 2011, is Assistant Arts Professor of Interactive Media Arts and affiliated faculty of Center for Global Asia in the School of Arts and Science, NYU Shanghai. He is author of  Body As Echoes: Cyber Archiving of Dazu Rock Carvings (ISPRS Archive, vol XLII-2/W5, 121-124, 2017), co-author of Digital Cultural Heritage (ISBN: 978-3030151980. Springer, 2018), Digital Buddhology (IIAS Issue 79, Spring 2018), articles related to smart heritage, and editorial board member of Computer System Networking and Telecommunications  (2018). Prof. Chen used to work on the digital documentation of selected caves and niches in the Dazu Rock Carvings. He is currently conducting field researches at the Mogao Grottoes of Dun Huang, and will focus on the tangible/intangible cultural heritage of Solo, Borobudur and Jogia in Indonesia. Research site: www.bodyasechoes.com.

Prof. Chen’s working experiences in the broadcast industry of New York, Taipei and university educator career at Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai allow him to conduct inter-disciplinary, cross-cultural conversations with professionals and academia. Also as  a practitioner of Chinese calligraphy, he continually practices the Wei Bei script to connect with the ancient wisdom of Chinese intellectuals.

Research Interests

Smart Heritage and Smart City
Interactive Info-Motion Design
Phenomenology

Specialities

Digital Heritage Imaging
Digital Sculpting
Info-motion Design

In the News
Publications
Conference and Workshop
  • Mellon Buddhist Art Workshop, 2018
  • CIPA Ottawa, 2017
  • SIGGRAPH Asia 2016, 2017
  • Art Central | Talks x Asia Society, 2016
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions
  • “Output” German Design Yearbook award, co-designer, 2006.
  • China Times Awards, co-director, 2005.
Education

Ph.D , Communication University of China, 2011
M.F.A. Computer Arts, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2001

Courses Taught

Digital Conservation of Buddhist Deities
Digital Heritage
Digital Sculpting for Facial Animation
IMA Foundation Course
Interactive Motion Design

Languages

English
Putonghua
Cantonese
French (Level 1, Alliance Française)

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