Yuyang Liu






Yuyang Liu, born in Sichuan in 1991. He is based between Chengdu and Shanghai, China currently. With his unique vision and perspective, as well as the sincerity, patience, and adaptability required for documentary photography, he covers issues from the daily life in North Korea to the transformation of the energy industry in Shanxi, from fishermen’s work in Senegal to young Uyghur teens dream about football, from the massive urbanization process in China to a Cambodian music school aims for everyone, also from an LGBT wedding in the sea of Japan to normal people’s stories behind Chunyun, the CNY Transportation in Guangzhou.
He tells stories with pictures and became a jury of ADC 98th Annual Awards in the photography section, had been selected as Nine Chinese Photographers You Need to Follow by TIME magazine and emerging photographer of PDN 30 in 2017. He also won Magnum Foundation Human Rights and Photography Fellowship, Ian Parry Scholarship, and Abigail Cohen Fellowship in Documentary Photography, etc. His work has been published on TIME, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, etc. and exhibited in New York, London, Shanghai, Paris, and Beijing, etc.
He also collaborates with NGOs such as UNICEF, Greenpeace, WWF, and Save the Children. He insists unique and meaningful moments can convey the brand spirit and campaign storytelling, and real moments can touch the audiences. His commercial clients include Apple, Nike, Airbnb, Harbin Beer, Xiaomi, and JD, etc.