Craig is the 2015-16 AAI Artist for China.
John Craig Freeman is a public artist with over twenty years of experience using emergent technologies to produce large-scale public work at sites where the forces of globalization are impacting the lives of individuals in local communities. His work seeks to expand the notion of “public” by exploring how digital networked technology is transforming our sense of place.
He has produced work and exhibited around the world including Xi’an and Beijing, China. In 1992 he was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Freeman currently is a Professor of New Media Art at Emerson College in Boston.
The Latest from John Craig Freeman
Portal to an Alternative Reality. Video by John Craig Freeman and Jinglin Li. After much anticipation, Portal to an Alternative Reality was launched last night at the Arts Incubator program's Closing Ceremony and Reception at K11 art village. Despite the rain, we had...read more
A community panel was assembled to judge the presentations by workshop participants. The panel consisted of: Yiyi Elizabeth Wong, Associate Professor Hubei University of Economics Carlos Castellanos, Assistant Professor, Digital/Experimental Media, Department of Art,...read more
I arrived in Wuhan on Thursday, April 14th. The trip was long, but I was anxious to get the project underway so on Friday we got the production team together at the K11 Art Village to hammer out some of the details and plan for the weeks to come. Importantly, the test...read more