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Huishu Jia is a designer, conceptual artist and researcher with a master's degree from Design Products, Royal College of Art, London. Her works are mainly about human emotions and sound. By exploring the beauty of our everyday life, she is trying to uncover and amplify those everyday elements, in order to raise the appreciation of our lives. She has never limited her approaches within tangible objects, although she has been trained as a product designer for many years. Sound, film, system and playful interventions are the methods she usually uses. Her works have been exhibited in many countries, including the Institute of Contemporary Arts (London), London Short Film Festival, V&A Museum, Milan design week, etc.
     

Experiences

03.2015 - 12.2015 Lecturer at Roy Ascott Studio, DeTao Masters Academy
  [Teaching Technoetics Arts at the Roy Ascott Studio of Shanghai Insitute of Visual Art, which is a course involved with art, technology and consciousness]
   
28.11.2015 Talk at 'Dash', The Mix-Place, Shanghai, China
   
11.2015 - 12.2015 '10 Cabinets of Magaziners', The Mix-Place, Shanghai, China
   
11.2013 - Present Part-time Art Tutor at SFKedu China & Rosso
  [one to one tutorial with university students on developing their projects]
   
05.2015 - 07.2015 'The Rest is Noise', Triple-Major, Shanghai, China
   
06.05.2015 Screening at Art Gallery Olho da Rua, Urbanicidade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
   
08.2014 - 03.2015 User experience designer at Tang-consulting
  [Participated projects including Chery Automobile HMI system design; IHG China website enhancement]
   
03.2014 - 06.2014 Project manager at movingcities
  [Adaptation -- a collateral exhibition of Venice Biennale]
   
02.2014 - 05.2014 Part-time course translator and assistant at Shanghai Institute of Visual Art
  [assisting an Italian professor with furniture design course]
   
12.01.2014 Screening at ICA, London Short Film Festival
  Darwin Building Symphony
   
15.10.2013 Digital Futures at V&A Museum London
  Crash Course
   
02.10.2013 Design Vonlunteer of Design Ventura, Design Museum, London
   
20.09.2013 Design Exchange, Talk at 100% Design London
   
06.2013 Show RCA, Royal College of Art, London, UK
  Beautiful Noise Project
   
02.2013 Work in Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK
  Beautiful Noise Project
   
07.2012 - 08.2012 Event Service at London Olympic Games
   
04.2012 RCA Paradise, Milan Show, Milan, Italy
  Smile Project
   
02.2012 Work in Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK
  Smile Project
   
08.2011 - 09.2011 Assistant at movingcities, Shanghai
   
10.2009 "Design for the Majority" China-USA joint, Cixi, China
  Refrigerator Without Electricity
   
08.2008 - 09.2008 Assistant Designer of "Siemens LED Laboratory" at Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, Fudan University
   
05.2007 Volunteer of Utopia Realizable: Exhibition of Yona Friedman, Bund 18, Shanghai
   
Education
10.2011 - 07.2013 Royal College of Art
  Platform 13
MA Design Products
   
09.2006 - 06.2010 Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, Fudan University
  BA Product Design
   
Awards
11.2008 "Intel Cup" Innovation Design Competition, Outstanding Award
  Washing Machine for girls
   
Interests
02.2012 - 11.2013 Trainee Marshal of British Motorsport Marshals Club
2007 - 2008 Member of Roots and Shoots, Shanghai
   
 
 
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