Shan Shan (b. 1988), pronouns: she, her, hers, is an award-winning experimental filmmaker and new media artist. Her research-centered practice focuses on exploring digital humanities and socio-political interactions. Since being in the field of VR/AR/XR, Shan Shan has been the recipient of the Kooshk Award and named Sonar+D Innovation Creator in 2017; she spoke at the largest VR conference NYVR in 2018; she participated and produced VR short films at the MIT Hackathon in 2019; she founded the NeXReality Lab: a research laboratory that focuses on VR/AR/XR in 2020 and continues to serve as VR advisor for film festivals and Assistant Professor in Media Arts at Sacred Heart University.
M.F.A. in Experimental and Documentary Arts, Duke University
B.A. in Cinema, State University of New York at Binghamton