Scottie Chih-Chieh Huang

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  • Scottie Chih-Chieh Huang is a Taiwan-based media artist and designer. He is an assistant professor of arts & creative industries at National Dong Hwa University (NDHU), where he directs the Biologically Inspired Objects (BIO) Lab, in the college of the arts.

    Born in 1982, he lives and works between Taipei and Hsinchu. He is director of the Studio of SCOTTIE HUANG KINETIC, the Biologically Inspired Objects (BIO) Lab, and the Innovation and Creativity Center (ICC) at the Chung Hua University. He has served as a committee member of the ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Art Committee, and was a juror for Digital Art Exhibition at ACM SIGGRAPH. His focus is upon the use of interactive media for developing digital art, kinetic sculptures, and futuristic furnishings.

    He has a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Architecture from NTUST. He received an MS degree in Architecture at the Institute of Architecture at the National Chaio-Tung University (NCTU) and a BS degree in architecture from the National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT).

    His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany; SaloneSatellite, Milano, Italy; ISEA Art Exhibition, Maraya Art Park, Sharjah; iF Design Exhibition, Hamburg; Red Dot Design Exhibition, Berlin; Avignon Off Festival, France; Holland Animation Film Festival, Netherlands; ACM SIGGRAPH/Leonardo Art Gallery, New Orleans; SIGGRAPH Asia Art Gallery, Singapore; SIGGRAPH DAC online Exhibition; K11 Art Space, Hong Kong; National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts; Taipei Fin Arts Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei; Kuanda Museum of Fine Arts; as well as the Prague Quadrennial, Czech Republic. Scottie is extensively profiled in global media, appearing in such publications as the ELLE, DECOR Italia, Domus, Living Corriere della Sera, and Sandu Cultural Media.

    His research and works have been featured in many international academic publications, such as ACM, IEEE, Springer, MIT Press, and IGI Global.

    During his career as an artist and educator, Scottie has taught at TNUA on new media art, SCU on fashion design, NTUST on architecture, and teaching NTUT on interaction design.

    Scottie Huang was a PhD student in the Department of Architecture at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. He worked with Shen-Guan Shih and Sheng-Fen Chien as part of his thesis work. He is interested in design artifacts that can enhance architecture and everyday living. His works explore tangible human-computer interfaces, assistive conceptual design tools, smart house design, movable structures, and stage design.

    MSOrgm was shown in 2008 at MOCA Taipei as part of Trans – 3rd Digital Art Festival of Taipei.



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  • Title: The Ghost in the Dandelion
    Writing Type: Sketch / Art Talk
    Exhibition: SIGGRAPH Asia 2017: Mind-Body Dualism
    Abstract Summary:

    Dandelion is a virtual creature used data visualization, generative design, and facial recognitiontechniques to build the dynamical patterns of the virtual life to interact with people’s emotional and physiological expression in a soothing way. The core algorithm of Dandelion graphic is inspired from the genetic code, to make dandelion patterns do self-generation, transform morphology like natural evolution. The embedded series parameters are set from the viewer’s specific facial features when stand in front of it, grasp viewer’s emotional and physiological express as the performance of dandelion’s growing behavior. It would demonstrates a novel symbiosis of data visualization that embedded into a mirror brings functional aesthetics, healthcare thinking into our future living.