Weiran Yao is a digital artist working in multi-media fields based in London. They are committed to exploring futuristic storytelling and creative content production via diverse digital art methods, mainly interested in topics related to technology symbiosis, identity and humanity perception. Game experience and interactivity play important roles in their works.
- Concave LensAn independent project created with research support from Museum of Transology in 2022. Focusing on the disconnection and marginalization trans people encounter and the recognition they acquire in the process of gender construction journey, the Unreal 3D game mainly discusses the homelessness and unidentification of transcestry from an archiving and historical perspective, with the intention to create a safe space for “theirstory” with unoverwritten voices, as well as interpreting situations th
- Voicemail2080A short film created for intergrated art project Above The Puddles. With stream of consciousness, it outlines the mood board through narration and camera metaphor languages, which mainly presents the interpretation and reflection on the controllability and accident of sexual relationship with the influence of technical media.
- A ******* TalksA******* Talks (Asterisks Talks or A-Talks) is an online platform of stories and talks touching the topics of artistic freedom and censorship. It aims to break through the power structures that silenced international artists through censorship. In order to achieve that, A-Talks is committed to deliver novel content through the medium of personal and intimate stories of lived experiences from censored artists around the world to a wide audience. Ultimately, A-Talks hopes to create learning experi
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