In 2001, Lin Hsin Hsin has been interviewed by BBC Global Business News, Wirshafts Woche, CeBits Special Edition, 2000, The New York Times on the Net, 1997 and Digital Boy, 1995 amongst others. Being deeply rooted in art, music, mathematics and technology, Lin is recognized for her superb file compression techniques and in November 1999, Lin invented the patent-pending 3D Web-enabled technology that creates Interactive Web-enabled 16.7 million color 3D Art with just a 2 KB file size. Lin is a pioneer in her artistic creation in digital media. Since the 90s, she has defined and set precedence in the realization of the different genres of digital art, viz: DigitalArt, Digital Installation Art, MetaphorArt, Net Art, Web Art, Interactive Web Art. To date, she has created more than 1,000 DigitalArt using only a two-button mouse with a 16.7 million color digital palette. Her repertoire ranges from digital Chinese calligraphy and digital Western oil painting to digital glass and ceramics. Some two hundred works in her 15th solo entitled ".@rt: a cyberart show by Lin Hsin Hsin" was shown in 1997. In May 1999, Lin pioneered digital sculpting and animated sculptures in Singapore, her digital sculptures were displayed and robo-sculpted in City Hall, Paris and she presented her paper in the French Senate in October 1999. Lin has been invited for several international millennium projects, amongst, Lin is one of the 20 from around the world selected by UNESCO to contribute to the Museum International Millennium Edition; Lin is the only non-European Union participant invited for Euro-world Art project. Lin was commissioned to display her Digital Fireworks on the Straits Times Interactive, for the Singapore Millennium National Day celebrations. In 1999, Lin was commissioned for the Commemorative digital painting and an animated inauguration ceremony for Asia Pacific Economic Conference held in Singapore. In 1998, Lin was one of six judges invited to select the "Best Museum Web Sites in the World", a contest organized in USA. In 1996, she was named as one of the 200 cyber personalities in "24 hours in Cyberspace" on the Web Site and the book of the same title published by Simon & Schuster. Lin has been invited to design the 50th Anniversary United Nation Commemorative Coins in 1995. Lin has been invited to participate in Festivals for digital media in Linz, Montréal, Paris, Utrecht, Yokohama and Los Angeles. Her Digital Art has been exhibited in London, Bratislava and Warsaw. Lin has also given talks in conferences in USA and Canada about digital media, digital media museum and securities issues in digital art. As a poet, Lin is an author of 5 poetry books, which comprises of the world's first collection of techno-poems on computers titled "Love @ 1st Byte", 1992 and again in Novemeber 1997, the world first collection of techno-poems about the Internet titled "In Bytes we Travel". In 1998, Lin has initiated Web-enabled Animated Visual Poetry. Besides having her poems published in USA, Singapore, Japan and Switzerland, Lin has been invited for contributing feature articles in MIT journal, and has also penned more than a hundred articles on Information Technology. As a composer, Lin has composed more than 240-minutes of digital music since 1999. The Lin Hsin Hsin Art Museum inaugurated since 1995 has been awarded as the "Top 5% of All Web Sites" by Point Communication, U.S.A., September 1995, selected as "Top 1000 Web Sites" subsequently. Other awards include "Virtuocity Award" by VXR Corporation, U.S.A., July 1996. Besides being nominated as the "PCNovice Guide to the Web: the 2500 Best Sites" in the Art Category by Sandhill Publishing, USA, July 1998. Todate, it has been visited by more than 66 million visitors from 117 countries. In real life, you can e-mail her in any of the twelve programming languages that she speaks or preferably in Chinese, English, French and Japanese.
Photograph by R. Ian Lloyd