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Ruini Shi @ Animation Director

Ruini Shi 施蕊妮 (CN) is an animation director and crypto researcher based in London.

Ruini explores virtual intimacy and creates narratives that interrogate the compatibility between humanity and emerging technologies. She holds BA in Interaction and Moving Images from London College of Communication and MA in Animation from the Royal College of Art.

Ruini is an award-winning animator receiving awards including the Award of Distinction at Prix Ars Electronica; her work has been presented in festivals worldwide including Animafest Zagreb, Royal Television Society Award, transmediale, the Lumen Prize and nominated for the Rapport Award for Women in Art and Tech in 2019. She is currently a PhD candidate, investigating the possibilities presented by the confluence of crypto and animation.