Wa Liu is an artist whose work encompasses installation, moving image and painting. Trained in anthropology, she deploys neuro-technology to construct immersive and interactive environments, exploring the subjectivity and plasticity of human emotions and perceptions. Built upon post-humanism, her multidisciplinary practices reimagine human agency at a time when feelings and desires could be quantified, predicted and affected by neuroscience. Her works adopt fluid and decentralized perspectives to interrogate the power dynamics between humanity and technology.
Wa received her B.A. in Anthropology and Art from Yale University in 2017. Her works have been globally exhibited at museums and biennials. She was selected for “Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list” and “Porsche Young Chinese Artist of the Year” in 2019. She was nominated and awarded the Ida M. Green Fellowship at MIT in 2020.