Weixuan Li is a Ph.D. candidate in the Virtual Interiors project. Her work focuses on contextualizing the artists’ lives in Golden Age Amsterdam through multi-layered deep mapping to understand the relationship between the urban fabric and artists’ location choice within the city. Weixuan ventured into the uncharted territory of digital art history in 2016 when she started her research master of the Arts of the Netherlands at the University of Amsterdam and graduated cum laude with an award-winning thesis. Her previous training includes dual master’s degrees at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and dual bachelor’s degrees at Peking University in China. Combining her training in digital methods at MIT and art history at the University of Amsterdam, Weixuan aspires to bring together humanities research and advanced information technology.

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