“Exploring the internal world is my motivation for making art. The internal world is extremely varied and intriguing. It is a reflection of the external world, but it is not visible or literal. There are multitudinous spaces in my internal world. They are waiting for me to dig into them.”
Born in Shanghai, China, Runyu Xia currently lives and works in New York. He received his BE in Film and TV Technology (Animation Concentration) from Shanghai University, Shanghai in 2013, and his MFA in Computer Art from School of Visual Arts, New York City, 2015. His works were selected by film festivals in USA and he is a member of the GAG. His digital media artwork explores the qualities of the subconscious. With a cutting-edge aesthetic, Xia's artwork explores shape, space and color in a post modern manner, producing vigorous and mystical digital landscapes that capture the viewer's attention.
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