Furen Dai's video work begin with her research on a Secret Women Language called NvShu, which was originated and developed as a secret code among women in Hunan Province, China. Through research she discovered that though the language has lost its functionality, women who know the language have been pressured into performing their cultural activities as entertainment for tourists for menial wages. She has presented a language factory in her video and the act of producing secret women language as art object to sell to people who don't have access to the meaning of the language.
Furen Dai was born in Hunan, China in 1988. She currently lives and Works in Boston, United States. She holds a bachelor in Russian and a MFA in studio art by School of the museum of Fine Arts at Tufts university. She is a multidisciplinary artist mainly work in media, video, performances and sculpture since 2014. Major exhibitions / events: (should conform to the following format: Name of event, city, country, year)
"Edinburgh Artists Moving Image Festival", Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016; "29th Festival Les Instants Video", France, Argentina, Italy, 2016; "International video art festival Now&After", The state Darwin Museum, Russia, 2016; "Media Art Annual", Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, United States.