Yamin Xu is an artist and electronics geek, working on the edge that blurs animation, coding, and electronics with an emphasis on the exploration of emerging technology and art. He strives to create and define new things, which have not been clearly perceived as art. This motivation is sustained by his rigorous art/engineering practice, which is informed by the convergence of divergent spheres of study: religion and science, privacy and surveillance, the robotic and organic. The result is an innovation - feedback to affect and expand his understanding and definition of art.
Before he earned his MFA in the United States researching computer vision, he obtained a BA in art and design. His experience includes being a VFX artist at CCTV, an instructor at Peking University, and a researcher at Argonne National Laboratory. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the Digital Arts program at Bowling Green State University.