Guest Artist 2022
Chen Qiufan, also known as Stanley Chan, is a Chinese science fiction writer, screenwriter, and columnist. Chen’s fiction, described as ‘science fiction realism’, focuses on the internal struggles of individuals during times of accelerated change. Since 2004, Chen has written more than 100 stories, and his debut novel, The Waste Tide, was one of The Guardian’s best science fiction books of 2019 and a Locus Awards Best New Novel finalist. His most recent book, AI 2041: Ten Visions For Our Future, is a collection of stories that explore how AI will impact our everyday lives within 20 years. It was co-authored with Kai-Fu Lee, computer scientist and former president of Google China.