Ruini Shi

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Ruini Shi (CN) is an artist and designer currently based in London. She explores virtual intimacy by combining film language and technological aesthetics, creating narratives that interrogate the compatibility between humanity and emerging technologies. She holds a BA in Interaction and Moving Images from London College of Communication and an MA in Animation from the Royal College of Art in 2018. Strings is the first in a series of stories exploring digitally mediated sites and events as a locus to develop relationship diversity. Her previous film, Desire Line, was her MA project and took a different perspective on human-AI relationships through a murder mystery. Recently, she has investigated queering blockchain as an emotional-interactional autonomous region.