Ben Chang is an electronic artist and designer who creates virtual reality environments, interactive installations, and digital games. Combining a background in fine art and computer science, his work explores the chaotic, human qualities in technological systems. Ben’s projects include virtual reality soundscapes, furniture mutations, shy security cameras, antique telegraphs, and philosophical video games. His solo and collaborative installations, performances, and immersive virtual reality environments have been exhibited in numerous venues and festivals worldwide, including Boston CyberArts, SIGGRAPH, the FILE International Electronic Language Festival in Sao Paulo, the Athens MediaTerra Festival, the Wired NextFest, and the Vancouver New Forms Festival, among others. He has designed interactive exhibits for museums such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and the Field Museum of Natural History. His current research includes games and virtual reality applications for learning in disciplines including health care, aeronautical engineering, and Mandarin Chinese. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of the Arts and Director of the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.


Ben Chang CV 2017 (pdf)


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