CYNTHIA X. HUA is a researcher and artist, working to understand artificial intelligence and the processes behind algorithmic technologies that tie them to culture, identity and economy. Hua has shown works at the SF Arts Institute, The Midway, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and other institutions. She is currently an incubator member at  The Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, studying tools for the intersection of journalism and digital documentation. She has previously been awarded fellowships/residencies from Signal Culture , The Laboratory and the Nieman Foundation at Harvard. She has spoken about technology and culture at outlets such as Theorizing the Web and Creative Tech Week.

Her writing examines the underlying principles of digital technology, particularly intelligent machines. She was previously a finalist for in the national Norman Mailer Awards in Poetry, and received honorable mention in Boulevard Magazine’s Emerging Poet’s Contest. Cynthia originally studied media theory at Yale, writing her thesis on Internet media.

Reach her at cynthiaxhua@gmail.com