Cynthia X. Hua
Researcher and Artist at Gray Area Foundation for the Arts
CYNTHIA X. HUA is a researcher and artist interested in how algorithms impact creative production. Currently, she is an Incubator Member at the Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, and a Public Imagination fellow with the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Previously, she has conducted new media art and research residencies with Signal Culture, The Lab and the Nieman Foundation at Harvard. She has shown works in LA, Berlin and San Francisco, and been involved with communities including NYU ITP and the School of Making. Her professional background includes research at, Hulu, BuzzFeed Motion Pictures and Facebook, with a focus on understanding how algorithms shape cultural aesthetics. She has written and spoken about media ecosystems for outlets like Theorizing the Web and Real Life magazine.