Ryan Kuo
b. 1982 in Elkins, WV
Lives and works in New York, NY

2014M.S. Art, Culture and TechnologyMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA
2008M.D. candidateYale School of MedicineNew Haven, CT
2004A.B., History of Art and ArchitectureHarvard CollegeCambridge, MA
Solo exhibitions and projects
2018The PointerBitforms GalleryNew York, NY
2018Yes, or else thenArt Contemporary ClubOnline
2017Tables of ContentArt Journal OpenOnline
2016Are You SureFront/SpaceKansas City, MO
2013PartyMIT Media LabCambridge, MA
Selected group exhibitions and screenings
2022Conceptions of White (forthcoming)MacKenzie Art GalleryRegina, SK, Canada
2021Shall Make, Shall Be (forthcoming)TBANew York, NY
2021Pieces of MeTransfer Gallery x left galleryOnline
2021Message ReceivedBoston CyberartsBoston, MA
2021Turing's LoverJinan Art MuseumJinan, China
2020Plicnik Space InitiativeD02.2 Online
2020Well Now WTF?Silicon Valet Online
2019Virtual BeingsTransfer GalleryLos Angeles, CA
2019Olaph the OxmanCopperfield GalleryLondon, England
2019left gallery: rite of accessStroom Den HaagThe Hague, Netherlands
2019Whatever Works, Whatever It TakesGoethe-Institut ChinaBeijing, China
2018A Non-thematic Just Celebrating Digital Diversity Online Exhibition.htmlOUTPUTOnline
2018 Rencontres Internationales: Fiction MachinesHaus der Kulturen der WeltBerlin, Germany
2018Rencontres Internationales: Fiction MachinesLuminor Hôtel de VilleParis, France
2018Salon #1: IdentityThe Current MuseumNew York, NY
2017Collapse of VisionEquity GalleryNew York, NY
2016California ImaginaryIndustry LabCambridge, MA
2016Left Gallery Summer SelectionNeumeister Bar-AmBerlin, Germany
2016Dual 3Dual ClubBurgos, Spain
2016The Future of the LeftSpike Art Quarterly at Yvonne LambertBerlin, Germany
2016Speeding and Braking: Navigating AccelerationGoldsmithsLondon, England
2016GroundedBoston CyberartsBoston, MA
2016After AestheticsBar BabetteBerlin, Germany
2016 [image here]Carpenter Center for Visual ArtsCambridge, MA
2015ChangesIndustry LabCambridge, MA
20156TH SENSEMINIBAR Stockholm, Sweden
2014Public Space? Lost & FoundMIT Media LabCambridge, MA
2013Something Very Specific328 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA
2010MISC Video and PerformanceN.Y. Studio GalleryNew York, NY
2008LOOP BarcelonaLOOP BarcelonaBarcelona, Spain
2020Baby FaithJigsaw x RhizomeNew York, NY
2018Queens International 2018: VolumesQueens MuseumQueens, NY
2018Rhizome Microgrant for Net ArtRhizomeNew York, NY
2017NEA Art WorksNational Endowment for the ArtsNew York, NY
2018The Current MuseumNew York, NY
2021The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative InquiryCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburgh, PA
2019Pioneer Works Technology ResidencyPioneer WorksBrooklyn, NY
2018Queens Museum Studio ProgramQueens MuseumQueens, NY
2017NEA Art Works ResidencyResidency UnlimitedBrooklyn, NY
2016Neo FutureArteles Creative CenterHaukijärvi, Finland
Selected publications
2022“Autonomous System of Knowledge (ASK)”, DATA browser 08: Indexing Imaginaries (forthcoming)Open Humanities PressLondon, England
2021HOLO Annual (forthcoming)HOLOToronto, Canada
2021“Square Hole”, Sequencing Fulcrum ArtsPasadena, CA
2020"Keep Trollin'", Software for Artists Book: Building Better RealitiesPioneer Works PressBrooklyn, NY
2017"In Submission", Art Journal OpenArt Journal OpenNew York, NY
Selected bibliography
2020Keep Trollin’Tommy Martinez and Ryan Kuo Pioneer Works Broadcast
2019The Artists' ArtistsDeForrest Brown, Jr.Artforum
2019Whiteness and SoftwareWendy Hui Kyong Chun and Ryan Kuo
Art in America
2018Alien and Sedition: Ryan Kuo Interviewed by Kent SzlauderbachKent SzlauderbachBOMB Magazine
2018How Does a Museum Collect Software?Ben Fino-Radin and Lorena Ramírez LópezThe Current Museum on Drip
2018The Family Dynamic, Presented in a Never-Ending Series of Pop-Up WindowsDrew MillardThe Outline
2017Humanity and Technology Collide in Collapse of Vision at Equity GalleryAudra LambertHuffington Post
2017Artist Profile: Ryan KuoCeline KatzmanRhizome.org
2017Tables for DaysLevi RubeckUnwinnable
2017Ryan KuoDavid WolinskyDon't Die
2016What's in a RaveNora KhanPOSTmatter
Selected public speaking
2021Talks, radio broadcastMontez Press RadioNew York, NY
2021The Forum, with DeForrest Brown, Jr.The LabSan Francisco, CA
2021NFT Aesthetics, moderated by Michael ConnorRhizomeNew York, NY
2021Exhaust, moderated by Murtaza Vali and invited by Maryam Monalisa GharaviSonic ActsAmsterdam, Netherlands
2020Salon Night: Virtual Beings, with Stephanie Dinkins and Nora KhanTransfer GalleryLos Angeles, CA
2019 Code Kitchen, with Angeline MeitzlerParsons School of DesignNew York, NY
2018Access and Agency, with Nora KhanQueens MuseumQueens, NY
2018Living Content Live, with Luciana SolanoTimes Square SpaceNew York, NY
2018Black Stroke White Fill, with American ArtistBitforms GalleryNew York, NY
2016Ryan and Panoramical, podcast with Tevis ThompsonClose PlayingOnline
2015Process: In Medias Res, lecture-performanceHarvard UniversityCambridge, MA
Selected visiting appearances
2020Visiting artist, MFA Visiting Artist SeriesParsons Fine ArtsNew York, NY
2020Visiting artist, Artist Statement: A User GuideSchool for Poetic ComputationNew York, NY
2019Visiting artist, Language PiecesBard at Brooklyn Public LibraryBrooklyn, NY
2019Visiting critic, ITP Thesis ReviewNYU Tisch School of the ArtsNew York, NY
2019Visiting instructor, Interferences workshopKnowlton School of ArchitectureColumbus, OH
2019Visiting critic, Art, Culture and Technology final reviewMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA
2018Visiting artist lecture, Integrated Digital MediaNYU Tandon School of EngineeringBrooklyn, NY
2015Visiting artist, Process: In Medias Res workshopHarvard UniversityCambridge, MA
Curatorial projects
2016FormatsIndustry LabCambridge, MA