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Qingyi Ren, is an artist, visual designer, and doctoral candidate of the Make/Sense PhD Programme.

Broadly, they are interested in gender identity theory, AI ethics, and digital identity. They explore the real-world implications of machine learning for those with historically marginalized identities, and committed to being exposed the existing bias is still expanded under the guise of technology-neutral.

■ Based London/Basel


Art In Metaverse - ARTSCLOUD, Seoul, Republic of Korea - from October 2022.

“Welcome to planet B” - Ars Electronica and Johannes Kepler University: Festival University, Linz, Austria- August 18th,2022.

Queer Chinese Arts Festival 2022 - University of Nottingham& Queer China UK - Nottingham, UK - 25th June 2022

“Feeding The Queer Archive” - The Queer Archive, Athens, Greece-From May 12, 2022 to May 22, 2022.

“BBC online showcase - Tell a better story of AI “-Oliver Smith and BBC, London, UK -Coming soon

“IN BETWEEN“- Artscloud Digital Art Fair Top 100 Artist,  Seoul, Republic of Korea - January 21, 2022-May 31 2022.

“See my gender“- Queer Chinese Art Festival, London, UK – August 28th – September 6th, 2021.

"The view from somewhere-I'm not a virus" -  Ars Electronica -Linz, Austria- September 10th,2021.

Safe Distance Artist talk -  Gay Liberation Front & Queer China UK, London, UK- October 4th, 2021.

Festival University: “Transform your World” - Ars Electronica and Johannes Kepler University- Linz, Austria-August 30th- September 19th, 2021.


Joint PhD program of FHNW Academy of Art and Design & University of Art and Design in Linz - Basel from 09/2022

University of the Arts London - London 01/2022
Master of Arts: Interaction design

Zhejiang University - Hangzhou 07/2020
Bachelor of Arts: Art and Technology

Critical artificial intelligence
gender studies
queer culture
political violence
critical and speculative design


Instagram: vincent_rqy


Please note that my pronoun is they/them/their and my title of address is Mx, NOT Miss, Mrs, or Mr.