Artist Projects


Shih Chieh Huang

EX-SE-10 is a series of room-sized installations comprised of computer-driven sculptures that react to viewers and each other. Huang appropriates modern household appliances and materials—including lights, computer parts and plastic tubing—and reprograms them using original computer algorithms. EX-SE-10 draws on research on the adaptability of bioluminescent marine life via Huang’s fellowship at the Museum of Natural History. Placed together, the sculptures mimic ecosystems that evolve according to their interactions with each other, their environment and people.

Project Updates

  • 2011: Huang exhibits elements of EX-SE-10 in solo exhibition in the Smithsonian Natural History Museum’s Ocean Hall

  • 2010: Huang conducts research into bio-luminescent sea life in residency at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum