Hector RodriguezASSOCIATE PROFESSORat City University of Hong Kong
Hector Rodriguez is an algorithmic artist and theorist whose work applies machine learning and computer vision to reconfigure the moving image archive. He was the founder of the first program on Art and Science in Hong Kong, for which the designed the complete curriculum. He currently teaches courses about machine learning, interdisciplinary art, narrative strategies, and art/science at the School of Creative Media in the City University of Hong Kong. His 2012 video installation Gestus: Judex received an achievement award at the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards and was a jury selection of the Japan Media Art Festival. He received a commendation award from the Hong Kong Government for his contributions to art and culture in 2015 and was named Artist of the Year Award in the category of Media Art (2019) by the Hong Kong Art Development Council. He was Artistic Director of the Microwave International Media Art Festival and is now a member of the Writing Machine Collective.