IN CONVERSATION WITH...JEN LIU
Jen Liu is a New York-based visual artist working in video, performance and painting, on topics of national economy, the female body as mass producer, and the re-imagining of archival artifacts. 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. Liu has presented work at The New Museum, Sculpture Center, and Issue Project Room, New York; Royal Academy and ICA in London; Kunsthaus Zurich; Kunsthalle Wien and das weisse haus, Vienna; the Aspen Museum of Art; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; MUSAC, Leon; as well as the 2014 Shanghai Biennale (China) and the Coreana Museum in Seoul, Korea. 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; among others. A former resident artist at Para Site in Hong Kong and LMCC Process Space on Roosevelt Island., Jen Liu is a 2017 recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship in Moving Image and Film.