Lucy Siyao Liu is an artist and architectural designer based in New York. Her work and research spans multiple disciplines to address technology and its influence on histories, cultures and ways of knowing. Her projects aim to communicate through modes of spatial-temporal practice, such as drawing, installation, animation and performance. Liu is the creator and co-editor of PROPS PAPER, a publication on imaging technologies.
Her projects and writings have been included in It’s Nice That, Design Indaba, The Creative Independent, Yale Paprika!, UED Magazine, Dutch Design Week, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, MIT Keller Gallery, Ashmolean Museum at University of Oxford, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing Design Week, among others. Recently she received grants from Design Trust Hong Kong, Council for the Arts at MIT and MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives to pursue international projects.
Liu was a lecturer in the MIT Art, Culture and Technology Program and the MIT Department of Architecture from 2017 - 2018. She received a post-professional research degree from the SMArchS Architectural Design Group at MIT. She is currently a member of Soft Surplus, an art, technology and design collective based in Brooklyn, NY, and teaching at Rhode Island School of Design.