Born in Beijing, China.

Live and work in Shanghai and New York.


M.P.S | Interactive Telecommunication Program, New York University, New York;
M.F.A | Interactive Arts in Department of Digital Art, Pratt Institute, New York;
B.A | TV/Film Director, Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunication;

Work Experience:

NYU Shanghai, New York University, Shanghai, China
Instructor, 2017 - Present;

NYU-ITP, New York University, NY
Research Resident, 2016 – 2017;

Hibanana Studio, New York/Beijing, U.S/China
Co-Founder, 2011 – Present;

Droga5 LLC, New York, NY
Creative Technologist, 2015 summer;

Processing Foundation, p5.js Working Group, New York, NY
Contributor of p5.js group, 2015 – 2016;

Harvestworks, New York, NY
Intern, 2014 summer;

Solo Exhibitions:

2018.7 | "The Light of Small Things", Fou Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S;

2018.3 | "Inside the Time | 时间里" Liu Chang & Miao Jing Double Solo Show, Chengdu, China;

2016.10 | "Code is Beautiful", Fou Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S;

2015.6 | "Wild Growth", LMNL Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, U.S;

2014.4 | "INFINITE 115", Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, New York, USA.

Selected Group Exhibitions/Festivals:

2018.11 | "Random Walker - Alone, Together", at "Love: Intimate" Group Show at Today Art Museum, Beijing, China;

2017.9 |  SuperNova - Outdoor Festival of Digital Animation, Denver, United States; 

2017.7 | "Transition", FILE Festival 2017, Media Art, FIESP Cultural Center - Ruth Cardoso, Sao Paulo, Brazil; 

2017.7  | "Nature and Algorithm", FILE Festival 2017, Media Art, FIESP Cultural Center - Ruth Cardoso, Sao Paulo, Brazil;  

2017.6  | "Transition" in Currents Festival, Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S; 

2016.9 | "Random Walker - Dripping", NU Art Festival, NU Art Space, Chengdu, China ;

2016.9 | "INFINITE", LCF - Live Cinema Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, Italy ;

2016.8 | “Dilation”, Expanded Cinema, Made in NY Media Center Center by IFP, Brooklyn, New York, U.S;

2016.7 | “Dilation”, FILE Festival 2016, FILE Anima+, FIESP Cultural Center – Ruth Cardoso, Sao Paulo, Brazil;

2016.7 | “INFINITE”, FILE Festival 2016, Video Art, FIESP Cultural Center – Ruth Cardoso, Sao Paulo, Brazil;

2016.5 | “Dilation”, Bronx Art Space, New York, U.S;

2016.4 | “HER”, Gowanus Filmmaker Screening, Halyards, New York, U.S;

2016.2 | “Wild Growth”, Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Sino-American Art Students Exhibition, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, U.S;

2016.1 | “Wild Growth”, “New Impression” Light and Visual Art Exhibition, Hong Museum, Chengdu, China;

2015.12 | “Dilation”, BIG SCREEN Show, IAC Building, New York, U.S;

2015.11 | “INFINITE” , “IMAGINE” Animation Festival, Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Lima, Peru.

2015.9 | “INFINITE”,  "Reconstruction", A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Chengdu, China;

2015.9 | “INFINITE”, “Hidden Sentiment”, L-Art Gallery, Chengdu, China;

2015.9 | “Aquarium”, Maker Fair New York, New York Hall of Science, New York, U.S;

2015.9 | “Social Clinic”,  Internet Yami-Ichi, The Knockdown Center, New York, U.S;

2015.8 | “INFINITE”, ACM SIGGRAPH 2015, Los Angeles, U.S;

2015.8 | “INFINITE”, Carroll/Fletcher Gallery, London, England;

2015.6 | “Wild Growth”, The FILE – Electronic Language International Festival, FIESP Cultural Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil;

2015.6 | “INFINITE”, “I Am Your Labyrinth”, 1933 Contemporary, Shanghai, China;

2015.5 | “INFINITE”, “Moving In Time, B3+Beijing Moving Image Exhibition”, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China;

2015.4 |“INFINITE”, STRP 2015 Festival SCREEN ON | ON SCREEN Screening, Eindhoven, Netherlands;

2014.11 | “INFINITE”, Double Vision – The Culture China Overseas Chinese Women’s Invitational Exhibition, He Xiang Ning Museum, Shenzhen, China;

2014.6 | “Manufactured Landscape-Dreamland”, Somewhere Else, Pratt Institute Dekalb Fine Arts Gallery, New York, U.S

2013.11 | “Endlessness of Things”, “NighTime-Dreamreal” The first international contemporary design exhibition, Power Station of Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, CHINA;

2013 |  “Endlessness of Things”, AV@ARNew Media Art Exhibition, CMoDA (Digital Art Museum of China), Beijing, CHINA.

2012 | “Manufactured Landscape-Dreamland”, CMoDA°¡X MIDEA LAB Animation New Media Art Screening Program, CMoDA,Perth, Australia;

2011 | “Manufactured Landscape-Dreamland”, The First Beijing International Design Triennial, The National Museum of China, Beijing, CHINA.

2011 | Beijing International Design Week NOTCH Art Festival Exhibition, Dashilar, Beijing.

2011 | “Manufactured Landscape-Dreamland” multimedia installation Exhibition, ZAI Gallery, Shenzhen, CHINA.

Commission Projects:

2016 | 一场餐桌的旅行,AO Art Space,  798,Beijing, China

2016 | Visual Design for Tisch Salute 2016, Radio Music Hall, New York, U.S

Selected Press:

2018 | Liu Chang: The Light of Small Things“, Yishu Magazine, Vancouver, Canada;

2018 | “Two Mainland Chinese Artists Showing in New York: Liu Chang at Fou Gallery and Yu HanYu at Ethan Cohen Fine Art", Fronterad, Madrid, Spain;

2018 | “微物之光中的联系”《典藏·Art Collection》,Taipei;

2018 | “Algorithm, Interface and Graphic Interpretation”, <<艺术世界>> (Art World) Issue No.333, Shanghai;

2017 | "I got algorithm: Liu Chang", Pasatiempo, Santa Fe, MN, US;

2016 | 《艺术汇》;

2016 | 《典藏今艺术》;

2016 | Artforum, Exhibition Review: "Liu Chang: Code is Beautiful";

2016 | BeyondChinatown: "Code is Beautiful: An Interview with Liu Chang";

2015 | Social Clinic, IIP News, US

2015 | Social Clinic, Stylus Website, US

2015 | Social Clinic, Hyperallergic, US

2015 | “Meeting New Yorker” TV Interview, SINOVISION,US

2015 | Social Clinic, The New York Times, US

2015 | Magazine,《IT经理世界》(《CEOCIO》), 野蛮生长-无序中的有序;

2015 | "Learn how to turn your coding into art with artist Chang Liu",, Philly, US

2014 | Wild Growth, Blog, Creators Project, US

2014 | Wild Growth, Makezine Magazine, US

2014 | Interview, SINO Vision TV Station, New York, US;


2018 | Article “Far from Home, Far from Here“, ITP/IMA Online Journal, Adjacent Issue 4, New York;

2017 | Catalog, 《FILE SÃO PAULO 2017: bubbling universes》, Published by FILE SÃO PAULO 2017;

2016 | Catalog, 'FILE SÃO PAULO 2016', Published by FILE SÃO PAULO 2016;

2015 | Catalog, 'FILE SÃO PAULO 2015: THE NEW E-MOTION', Published by FILE SÃO PAULO 2015;

2014 | Catalog, 《Double Vision: The Cultural China – Overseas Chinese Women’s Invitational Exhibition》, Published by He Xiang Ning Museum;

2012 | Magazine《New Younger》Commemorative Issue-“Top 100 Outstanding Young Artists”;

2011 |《First Beijing International Design Triennial》, China Building Industry Press;


2018.5 | "Cabinets of Wonder", with Rocky(令狐磊), Miao Jing, Jason Hou, Frankin Zhu, The Mix Place(衡山和集) Bookstore, Shanghai, China;

2018.4 | "Date with...Talk Series: Data Gives Art Vitality", with Soliman Lopez, Fito Segrera, Extra Time Space, Shanghai, China;

2017.6 | "Creative Coding for Artists", Currents Festival, Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S; 

2017.3 | "Generative Art: From Handcraft to Digital Workshop", Queens Museum, New York, U.S; 

2017.1  | "Show & Tell " Artist Talk @ INST-INT Conference, New Orleans, U.S; 

2016.12 | Guest Speaker for Design + Tech Department in New School;

2016.12 | “Creative Code for Artists”, Fou Gallery, New York, China;

2016.9 | "Code is Beautiful" workshop, NU Art Festival, Chengdu, China ;

2016/6 | “Experiments in Photography” Panel Discussion, Adobe Series Talk, ebay NY HQ, New York, U.S

2015/6 | “CrossOver” Algorithm Art in Processing Workshop, Bluecadet,Philadelphia

Artist Residency:

2017.6 | Catwalk Institution Artists in Residency, Catskill, New York, U.S; 

2017.3 | Ace Hotel Artists in Residency, New York, U.S; 

Awards and Fellowships:

2017.8 | Aspen Digital Art Award Shortlist, London, U.K;

2017.1 | INST-INT 2017 Selected Artist Fellow Member, New Orleans, U.S;

2016 - 2017 | Research Resident Fellowship in NYU - ITP;  

2014 - 2016 | TSOA Graduate Scholarship, NYU, NY;

2013 | Pratt Institute Grad School Scholarship, NY;

2012 | Award of the Academy of Reciprocal Enlightenment, Immersion Art and technology Workshop in Shanghai Biennale;

2011 | Award of The First Beijing International Design Triennial Exhibition, Beijing,China

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