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Jiayuan Yu 

Jiayuan Yu was born in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China, in 1996 and currently resides in Shanghai.

She graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London, with a master's degree in photography and electronic arts, achieving distinction. Her work encompasses photography, moving images, installation art, and digital media. With an undergraduate background in literature, has profoundly influenced her creative process, emphasizing the narrative within her visuals. By utilizing various materials such as foam and ice, she transcends the constraints of traditional photography, venturing into new realms of creativity. Her work delves into themes related to individual self-awareness in a mobile society and the influence of local environments on individuals. Through her art, she aims to express the intricate and delicate relationship between humans and their surroundings, exploring concepts of identity and belonging.

Currently, she has a keen interest in the field of technology art, focusing her creative direction on technological art, exploring the role of artificial intelligence in contemporary society. With a critical perspective, she examines the boundaries of technology-generated imagery and contemplates the impact of these technologies on humanity. Through her artistic creations, she presents these concerns and reflects on the potential effects of technological advancements.





Exhibitions & Magazines

2023, Lishui Photography Festival, Lishui

2023, X-PRESSIONS OF THE FUTURE, The Wall Space Gallery, London

2023, The 9th Korea International Photo Festival, Seoul

2023, Becoming-Machine, Artsect Gallery, London

2023, Al-Tiba9 Magazine ISSUE14, Barcelona

2023, BROAD Magazine, Gallery 881, Vancouver

2023, Emergentes International Photography Award, Braga

2023, WONDER ROOM Exhibition, Advance Art Museum, Changsha

2023, INFLECTION POINTS Exhibition, Goldsmiths, London

2023, TIDE London New Youth Contemporary Art Exhibition, Piccadilly Circus, London

2022, SMITHS Magazine, London

2022, GoldDust Magazine, London

2022, SECLUSION AND TRAVEL Exhibition, AMP Gallery, London

2020, EVOLUTION Exhibition, Enjoy Art Museum, Beijing

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