Resides in Queens, New York, I-Ling Liu 劉奕伶, a dance artist originally from Taiwan and received a BFA from Taipei National University of the Arts, was a former member of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company for 11 years.
I-Ling Liu has been creating and displaying her works as well as collaborating with visual artists, photographers, composers, directors and actors in theater and film. In 2019 she collaborated with Taiwanese filmmaker Su Hui-Yu and performed “The White Waters” at Performa 19 Biennial. In 2018 she joined Luca Veggetti’s work as a soloist and performed in Bologna, Italy. Her works, focused on reminiscence, trauma, freedom of speech and definition of “technique”, which have been presented throughout New York City such as Westfest Dance Festival, Queensboro Dance Festival, SoloDuo Festival by White Wave, Food for Thoughts by Danspace Project and Split Bills by Triskelion Arts. In 2017 her solo work “GENG” was nominated by Taishin Arts Award in Taiwan. She was one of the recipients of Dance in Queens Awardees: Space Exploration from Topaz Arts in 2012 and Explore the Metropolis Choreographer + Composer Residency in 2019.
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