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Xiaoyu Liu currently lives and works in the U.S. She earned her MFA in Design & Technology, Parsons School of Design (M2019). As an interdisciplinary artist and interaction designer, she explores time and sensory perception and the notion of death through the media of art installation, performance, documentation, sound and videos. Her sensitivity to the environment has been a major influence on her work. She has worked for Google at Huge and Dotdash Meredith. Her work has been exhibited at Center for the Visual Arts, The Research House for Asian Art, Independent & Image, NYC Media Lab, Maker Faire, Parsons, and published in USA Art News, Ritzherald, Hudson Weekly, Madison graph, Fairmont Post.

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Work Experience

UX Designer, HUGE LLC
09.2021 - present Brooklyn, NY, U.S.

UX/UI Designer, Dotdash Meredith
09.2019 - 08.2021  NYC, NY, U.S.

Design Intern, Superbolt Agency
03.2019 - 05.2019  NYC, NY, U.S.

UX/UI Design Intern, Ledongli (Acquired by Alibaba)
08.2016 - 01.2017 Beijing, China


MFA in Design and Technology
Parsons School of Design, NY, U.S.

BEng in Digital Media Technology
Beijing Language and Culture University, Beijing, China

Exchange in Music and Media Management
JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Jyväskylä, Finland


Near Water, Roots: New Growth (Won third place)
09.2022, Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, WI, US

Human Voice as Clock, FLUID TIME
08.2022, Independent & Image 独立映像, Chongqing, China

hEAR, 芝城之炼 3.0 A City to Wear 3.0
09.2021, The Research House for Asian Art, Chicago, IL, US

hEAR, PRISM 2019 MFA Design & Technology Thesis Show
05.2019  NYC, NY, U.S.

Wishing Machine, NYC Media Lab 2018
09.2018  NYC, NY, U.S.

Wishing Machine, Maker Faire 2018
05.2018  NYC, NY, U.S.


Xiaoyu Liu Created An Online Graveyard To Question Human’s Apathy To Nature And Ignored Groups
USA Art News, January 28, 2022

Artist Xiaoyu Liu Transforms Her Sense into New Level Through Art
Ritzherald, January 26, 2022

Brings Lifeless Things Back to Lives: An Interview With Designer Xiaoyu Liu
Hudson Weekly, January 19, 2022

Brings Lifeless Things Back to Lives: An Interview With Designer Xiaoyu Liu
Madisongraph, January 19, 2022

Xiaoyu Liu Evokes the Significance of Death and Lives in the Ignored Groups in a New Project
Fairmont Post, January 13, 2022


Verywell @ Dotdash Meredith
Honoree for Best Homepage Website and Mobile Sites |  The Webby Awards 2022
PM360’s Masterclass of Storytelling  |  PM360 2022
Winner for Hottest in Health in 2021 Adweek Hot List Awards  | Adweek 2021
Gold for Healthcare Consumer Media Brand |  MM&M 2021