Artist-researcher-coder-educator, Hong Kong, lives in Denmark.
Winnie Soon is an artist-researcher whose works intersect media/computational art, software studies, cultural studies and code practice. She has been awarded the Top-Ranked LABS Abstracts 2017 by Leonardo and the Winner of The 2018 Aarhus University Research Foundation PhD award with the thesis titled “Executing Liveness: An examination of code inter-actions in software (art) practice”. Artistically, she has received the Expanded Media Award for Network Culture at Stuttgarter Filmwinter — Festival for Expanded Media, WRO 2019 Media Art Biennale Award and Public Library Prize for Electronic Literature (short-listed), Literature in Digital Transformation in 2019. She is a member of Critical Software Thing Collective, co-founder of NN Cluster at Aarhus University, senior research affiliate of the Humanities and Critical Code Studies Lab, Information Architect and advisor of A Peer-Reviewed Journal About. Currently, she is Assistant Professor in the Department of Digital Design and Information Studies at Aarhus University, teaching Aesthetic Programming and Digital Culture.
Winnie’s artworks and research dedicate to the the cultural implications of technologies where computational processes and invisible infrastructure are increasingly manifesting our programmed experiences. Her works deals with topics/concepts around computational culture, in particular regard to automated censorship, data circulation, real-time processing/liveness, invisible infrastructure and the culture of code practice. Her projects have been presented and exhibited internationally at museums, art festivals, libraries, universities and conferences.
Artist website: siusoon.net