Hsin-Chien Huang is a prominent contemporary new media artist in Taiwan, specializing in large-scale new media and immersive content production that integrates XR, interaction, performance art, installation art, and dynamic machinery. His VR creations have garnered numerous international awards and regularly feature in prominent film festivals and art venues, both domestically and abroad. Currently, he holds the position of Distinguished Professor in the Design Department at National Taiwan Normal University.
One of his notable VR feature films, La Camera Insabbiata, created in collaboration with American avant-garde music icon Laurie Anderson, won the Best VR Experience Award at the 74th Venice Film Festival. Another work titled Bodyless received the HonoraryMention at the 2020 Prix Ars Electronica and the highest honor, the Golden Mask, at the New Images Festival in Paris. Samsara was awarded the top prize by the jury at the South bySouthwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Texas, USA, as well as the Best VR Story at the XRsection of the Cannes Film Market in France. Furthermore, at 2022 Prix Ars Electronica, Samsara was honored with the Computer Animation Honorary Mention and JuryHonorary Mention, showcasing its outstanding international recognition.