Eating My Data, 2022

A short film investigating the intersection between DNA data storage and Chinese immigrant food narratives. It is a meditation on technology’s ambitious role in encoding personal data inside DNA and follows the process of storing my own family immigration story within a transgenic rice plant.

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Wesley Chau is a designer and educator based in New York. He works across a range of industrial design, digital media, and creative research practices. Wesley received his MFA Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design and holds a BFA Industrial Design from RISD. Available for freelance and collaborative work. CV / Email