Xinyue Liu is a visual artist whose work takes form in film, photography, text, and installation. She completed her Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at Simon Fraser University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Radio and Television Productions from Jilin University, China.

Often incorporating found objects and archival images, she explores themes of family, nostalgia, displacement, and memory.

Education

Simon Fraser University. M.F.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, Vancouver, Canada, 2018-now

Jilin University 吉林大学. B.F.A., Radio and Television Production, Changchun, China, 2014-2018

Exhibitions

2020 | Multimedia Installation | Perennial, In Place of Sight, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

2020 | Short Film | Travel Sizes, Project C, Cineworks VUCAVU, Vancouver, British Columbia

2020 | Movement Performance | One More, Dance Cafe, Vancouver, British Columbia

2020 | Improv Opera | Coral Calls for Cloud, Collaboration with SFU Ensemble-in-Residence, Vancouver, British Columbia

2019 | Installation | Conductivity, Canadian Anthropology Society, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia

2019 | Performance | City of Bedrooms - For Zitkála-Šá, Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia

2019 | Installation | Time, together, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

2018 | Interdisciplinary Performance | I Looked into the Mirror and Saw, Alexander Studios, Vancouver, British Columbia

2018 | Documentary | Sound of the water, Vancouver Chinese Film Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

Grants and Awards

2020 Shortlisted and Honourable Mention, Project C, Cineworks VUCAVU

2020 CBC/Radio-Canada Grant, Canada Council

2020 Elsie Jang Graduate Fellowship, Simon Fraser University

2019 Graduate Fellowship, Simon Fraser University

2019 Longlisted Artist, The Lind Prize, Polygon Gallery

2019 Travel and Minor Research Award, Simon Fraser University

2018 Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Simon Fraser University

2017 Special Award, Looking China Youth Film Project, Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture

Teaching and Research Experiences

2020 | Teaching Assistant, Simon Fraser University

2020 | Photographer Assistant, Kent Kallberg Studios

2020 | Intern, Audain Gallery

2019 | Teaching Assistant, Simon Fraser University

2019 | Photographer & Videographer, VANDOCUMENT

2018 | Research Assistant, Simon Fraser University

2017 | Assistant Editor in Digital Marketing, Southern Weekly