Hui Ye was born in Canton, China.
2004-2011 studied composition and electroacoustic composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
2010-2017 studied Digital Arts and TransArts (Master Studies) at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.
Her artistic works spans a variety of media such as video, film, installation as well as music composition and live sound performance with a focus on electroacoustics. Having an artistic background as composer and sound performer, exploring the relationship between sound and moving image, along with experimenting with how these time-based media can be transformed in new and challenging ways, is one the main concern of her work.
As a chinese artist based in Vienna/Europe since years, Hui Ye observes and understand her personal experience and let it influence her artistic work. The question how social identity is shaped in different cultural and political contexts is another vital issue of her artistic research.
Ye‘s works were shown internationally, e.g. at Kunsthalle Wien, Künstlerhaus Wien, Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Krinzinger Projekte, Tresor at Kunstforum Wien (Vienna, Austria); Ohrenhoch Sound Gallery, Times Art Center Berlin (Berlin, Germany); WRO Media Arts Biennial 2017, 2019 (Wroclaw, Poland); am Art Space (Shanghai, China) and Times Museum (Guangzhou, China).
Since 2017 Hui Ye works as guest lecturer at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA) in South China.
Prize | Nomination | Scholarship
2019 Nomination of Kardinal-König Art Prize 2019
2018 Kunsthalle Wien Prize 2018
2017 Jury selection of Japan Media Arts Festival
2015 State scholarship for composers by BKA – Austrian Federal Chancellery of Art and Culture
2012 Start scholarship for young artists by BMUKK – Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Art and Culture
2007 Laureate of Theodor-Körner Fonds Austria