Meng Qu is a PhD Candidate and Teaching Fellow at the Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences at Hiroshima University, design director at Done-will Tech China, and research director at Art Island Center Japan. He currently oversees an interdisciplinary research project on marginal island communities in the Seto Inland Sea region of Japan. He studied and worked as digital artist, interactive design director and vice president between Shanghai and Beijing in the digital media art and museum design industry (2006-2015). He is focusing on the revitalization of rural communities through international art festivals, by participating as a volunteer, staff member and researcher. Examples include the Xucun international Art Festival (2011-2013) in China, the Setouchi Triennale (2016-2019) in Japan as well as Shiosai Art Festival (2019-2020). His interests are gardening, pottery and aikido. Now he lives and studies in Higashihiroshima, Japan.
Publications, Research Projects
Conferences, Guest Lectures
Awards, Grant, Scholarship
Museum & Art Exhibition
Augmented Reality Art
Socially-engaged Rural Art Festivals