Yixuan Cai

Yixuan Cai

New York, NY, US

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Architecture designer with working experience in architecture & planning & film theater set design. Multidisciplinary background in film production and experimental theater. Founder of Conversazione Art Group.


Conversazione, Beijing, New York, Founder

Founder: Dedicated to multidisciplinary art & design forum, Participatory Art Practice, and related workshops. Held events, forums, screenings, performance and workshops in galleries both in Beijing and New York.
Selected Works: Matrix from Womb (2018) | directed a multi-media immersive experimental theatre piece, in LongMen Museum in Beijing.

Jun 2015 - current

TAO(Trace Architecture Office), Beijing, CN, Architecture Intern

Architecture Intern: Created digital model according to construction document and actual built condition; Produced publishing drawings, including site plans, sections, axon and diagrams.

Selected Projects: Swan Lake Bridge House & Viewing Tower; Rural Library in Chongli.

Jul 2018 - Aug 2018

Desine Lab, Providence, RI, US, Project Manager

Project Manager: Worked with professor Elizabeth Hermann. Researched on aging and urban issues in Providence, RI and designed for a cycling friendly, elderly friendly and pedestrian city.

Feb 2017 - Aug 2017

Atelier Alter, Beijing, CN, Architecture Intern

Architecture Intern: Generated digital models, drawings and diagrams in schematic design phase; Composed presentation document for corporate bidding projects and media release articles; Led an office interior renovation project.
Selected Projects: Chinese Entrepreneur Pavilion in Dubai, DongFangYuHong Corporate Complex.

Jul 2016 - Aug 2016


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2014 - Jun 2019


MEIHODO Visual Media Festival, Bronze Plate, 3rd Place

Writer, Producer, Director: Short film Poetic Gaze is selected among the finalist of the 2nd MEIHODO Visual Media Festival Award; screening in Beijing, China, and Fukuoka, Japan.


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