Born in Ziyang, Sichuan province, Yuyang Liu is currently based in Beijing. His photography work focuses on urbanization and immigration issues in a rapidly changing China. He won the 2014 Magnum Foundation Human Rights & Photography Fellowship, through which he studied at an intensive five-week program at New York University. In 2015, Liu won the Ian Parry Scholarship and was selected to be an Emerging Talent Photographer by Getty Images Reportage.

Liu’s still photography and multimedia works “Auspicious Things,” “Neither Here Nor There,” and “Home of Youth” were exhibited in China and the U.S. He holds a B.A. in History from East China Normal University. Liu was selected to be one of the ChinaFile 2015 Abigail Cohen Fellows.

Last Updated: August 22, 2016



A Brooklyn Gospel Choir Goes to China

Jocelyn Ford & Yuyang Liu
Pastor Frank Haye was quietly nervous as he paced the lawn around the temporary stage at one of China’s biggest rock festivals.It was the last day of concerts by rock, electronic, and metal bands, and in a few hours, his Brooklyn gospel choir would...