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Dr Annie Wan

Profession
Course Leader, BA (Hons) Virtual Reality
College
London College of Communication
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Staff
Annie  Wan

Biography

Dr Annie Wan is an international scholar in digital media and Course Leader for BA (Hons) Virtual Reality at London College of Communication.

Annie has 9 years of teaching experience across digital media, media technology and creative coding, along with 13 years of research experience across digital media and technology projects.

Her primary research interests involve digital preservation and the adoption of extended reality technologies for social good.

She was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in Digital Arts and Experimental Media at the University of Washington, and has also lived in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sweden and the UK.

Before joining LCC, Annie worked as an Assistant Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University and Hong Kong Education University.

Annie is also a media artist and exhibition curator who has received commissions from various organisations. Her work has been exhibited in festivals across Europe, Asia and North America, including:

  • Art + Communication Festival (Latvia)
  • Multimedia ArtAsiaPacific Conference (Singapore)
  • ZeroOne / ISEA 2006 (United States)
  • French Pavilion at the 10th Venice Architecture Biennale (Italy)
  • Ogaki Biennale (Japan)
  • Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards 2012 (Hong Kong)
  • International Festival of Creativity
  • Innovation and Digital Culture (Canary Islands)

Her past clients include:

  • Hong Kong Museum of Art
  • Hong Kong’s Leisure and Cultural Services Department
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where she worked on creative technologies for digital preservation and wellbeing.

Related area

View the BA (Hons) Virtual Reality course page