Dr. Yu Zhang has a background in fine arts and design. In her Ph.D. research she investigates the theory and artistic practice of interactive technologies for public, large-scale installations. Over the past years, she has designed and researched interactive systems that respond to Everyday phenomena, environmental concerns, children-system interaction, online collaboration platforms, and uncertainty in data visualisation.
Yu has participated in various international Art Residencies, and her work has been exhibited at galleries, museums, and festivals worldwide. Besides, Yu’s teaching experience covers a broad range from traditional classrooms and workshops to design-led project-based learning activities.
Her book “Coding Art,” co-authored with Mathias Funk, was published by Apress/Springer in 2021.