Photo Credit: Adam Murphy
Jen Liu is a New York-based visual artist working in painting, video, and performance, on the topics of economy as cultural imaginary, labor’s intersection with national identity and gender formation, and the re-imagining of archival artifacts and industrial objects. Her most recent video, The Pink Detachment, premiered in the 2016 Berlinale Forum Expanded exhibition, and her recent performance commission for six dancers, The Red Detachment of Women, premiered at the Whitney Museum in mid-2015. She has also presented work at The New Museum, New York; Royal Academy and ICA in London; Kunsthaus Zurich; Kunsthalle Wien and das weisse haus, Vienna; Coreana Museum in Seoul, Korea; Aspen Museum of Art, CO; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; MUSAC, Leon; as well as the 2014 Shanghai Biennale (China). She has also received multiple grants and residencies, including Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany; Sommerakademie, Bern, Switzerland; de ateliers, Amsterdam, NL; the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York; Para/Site AIR in Hong Kong and LMCC on Roosevelt Island. Jen was awarded a 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship in Film & Video.