Liu Ying
(1993, China)

Co-Founder of Platform LivingRoom in Rotterdam, 2019
Founder of The Box Poetry Club in Beijing, 2015

Email: strangerying@hotmail.com



Currently living in Rotterdam, the Netherlands




Supported by  Werkbijdrage Jong Talent, 2021/2022, Mondriaan fonds

My artist life would be much more difficult without the emotional and intellectual support of
Alireza Abbasy, Defne Tesal & Murat Yildiz, Hosein Danesh, Yiyi You ...




>Education

2018 - 2020 

Master of Fine Arts, Akv St. Joost Master Institute of Visual Culture, Den Bosch, Netherlands

2012 - 2016

Bachelor of Art Photography, Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China




>Experiences
2022 “Collective Contemplation” - Curated group show, ...ism project space, Den Haag, Netherlands
2021 “Things to Consider” - Trio show, Tilde, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2021 “If time allows” - Private Opening, Witte Rook, Breda, Netherlands

2020 ‘Fictioning Comfort’ - Collaboratively present with Sarmad Magazine, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2020 ‘Other Ways of Watching Together’ - Group show, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, Netherlands 2019 ‘Fluid Stillness’ - Solo show, the Safe, Master Institute of Visual Culture, Den Bosch, Netherlands
2019 ‘Living room for Living’- Solo show, LivingRoom, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2019 ‘Eye research lab’-Video screening, Eye Film Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2018 ‘Momentum’ - Performance, Master Institute of Visual Cultures, Den Bosch, Netherlands

2017 ‘Save as’- Group show, Chongqing 3rd lab, Chongqing, CN
2017 ‘Illuminant: Young Photographers’ - Group show’, Jiangxi Institute of Fashion Technology, Jiangxi, CN
2016 ‘Chasing the light’- Group show, Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, CN
2016 ‘Art book in China’ - Group show, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, CN

2015 ‘Wuxiang - The7th Three Shadows Photography Award’- Group show, Three shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, CN
2014. ‘Express’ - Group show, chi K11 Gallery, Wuhan, CN


>Residency
2021 Witte Rook, Breda, Netherlands


>Workshop
2020 ‘Here and Now’ workshop to Akv St. Joost Bachelors Fine Art, Den Bosch, Netherlands (in collaboration with Hossein Danesh)
2019. ‘1h 34’ 07’ workshop to Akv St. Joost Bachelors Fine Art, Den Bosch, Netherlands (in collaboration with Murat Yildiz, Defne Tesal)


>Supported by
2022 “Encyclopedia of Motional Meditation Practice”, Onderzoeks- en Ontwikkelingssubsidie (O&O), CBK Rotterdam
2021  Temporary Work Contribution Production, Presentation and Research (PPR), CBK Rotterdam 

2021  “Nonsense Note”, Projectsubsidies Cultuur, Project grant, Gemeente Rotterdam


>Publications

  • Self-publications
2018. ‘The News Poetry’ , Poems in photobook, Beijing
2016. ‘Poems of the Box’, poem collection, The Box Poetry club, Beijing Film Academy
2015. ‘The 9 Days’, photobook, Beijing
2014. ‘Back to Home’, photobook, Hebei
2014. ‘Peace All Year Round’, photobook, 2013, Beijing


  • Catalogues
2021. ‘Collective Contemplation 2021’, Sarmad Magazine, Rotterdam
2018. ‘The News Poetry’ , Poems in photobook, Beijing
2015, ‘Wuxiang - The 7th Three Shadows Photography Award’, Three shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing
2014. ‘Express’, RS Projects, Wuhan


  • Magazines
2010. ‘Home’ -Sarmad Book Five, Netherlands
2016. ‘Photgraphers Companion’ -Photobook-Nov, China
2015. ‘The Outlook Magazine’ -Chinese Photpbooks, Issue 156- May 2015. China


>Rejected by
2022  Festival für Immaterielle Kunst 2022, performance proposal, Hamburg
2022  PIP Den Haag, expo proposal 2022, Den Haag
2022  Stichting Stokroos, Project grant, the Netherlands
2021  Projectsubsidies Cultuur, Project grant, Gemeente Rotterdam
2020 Leo XIII, Residency, Tilburg
2020 De Atelier, Residency, Amsterdam
2018 Fine Art, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam
2018 Photography and Society, KABK, The Hague
2018 Fine Art, ual Central Saint Martins, London