Yuyang Liu first picked up a camera at 15 documenting his teenage life. First self taught, he won the Magnum Fellowship in 2014 and went on to study photography in NYC.

His patience, sincerity and unique eye for documentary photography have brought attention to various themes around the world including daily life in northeast Asia, fisherman in west Africa, and the massive urbanization of China. He was on a jury of ADC 98th Annual Awards in photography, was selected emerging photographer of PDN 30 in 2017. His work has been published in domestic and international media and exhibited in galleries in China, Europe and America.

His commercial work includes campaigns for the likes of Adidas, Allianz, Airbnb, Apple, HSBC, Jordan, JD, Nike, OLAY, Pandora, Universal Beijing Resorts, etc.