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Winnie Soon

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Winnie Soon

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Born and raised in Hong Kong, Winnie Soon is an artistic coder and researcher interested in queering the intersections of technical and artistic practices as a critical/feminist/queer praxis. With works appearing in museums, galleries, festivals, distributed networks, papers and books, they are the author of two books titled “ Aesthetic Programming: A Handbook of Software Studies” (with Geoff Cox) and “Fix My Code” (with Cornelia Sollfrank). Winnie has won various academic and art awards, including the Winner of The 2018 Aarhus University Research Foundation PhD award, the Top-Ranked LABS Abstracts 2017 of Leonardo, Expanded Media Award for Network Culture at Stuttgarter Filmwinter — Festival for Expanded Media, WRO 2019 Media Art Biennale Award, the Public Library Prize for Electronic Literature (short-listed), and the Special Mention and Silver Award of IFVA – Media Art. Researching in the areas of software studies and computational practices, Winnie is the co-initiator of the art community Code & Share [ ] and the co-editor of the Software Studies Book Series (MIT Press). They are currently based in Denmark and working as Associate Professor at Aarhus University. More: www.siusoon.net

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