Liu Liu is a Chinese artist currently based in Chicago, she works in the media of photography, printmaking and sculpture. She founded the artist collective DoubleShot in 2019.





2019   Photobook Show, Athens Photo Festival 2019, Benaki Museum / Pireos 138, Athina, Greece

The 2019 Photographs In Conversation Exhibition, Lenscratch, online exhibition

Independent Art Book Fair Los Angeles 2019, Los Angeles, USA

2018   Chicago Art Book Fair 2018, Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, Chicago, USA

Capture your Freedom, gallery RIVAA, Roosevelt Island, New York City, USA

No Place Like Home, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai, UAE

we like small things v.2, Filter Photo, Chicago, IL, USA

Invisible Photographer Asia Awards 2018 Exhibition, Chapel Gallery, Objectifs, Singapore

THE FAMILY OF NO MAN, Cosmos Arles Books, Arles, France.

            Capture your Freedom, Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, New York City, USA

            The Prints Swap, Berlin Blue Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

            Absences, space Millepian, Rome, Italy

            With/In, SAIC Wellness Center, Chicago, USA

2017    Recto & Verso, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, USA

            SAIC Fall BFA Show, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, USA

            Het·ero·to·pia, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, USA

            Chicago Art Book Fair 2017, Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, Chicago, USA

            Grand Opening,  Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, USA

            Deconstructed, Not Destroyed, Mana Contemporary Chicago, Chicago, USA

            Pitch Project Artist Book Fair, The Pitch Project Gallery, Milwaukee, Wi, USA

2016   聚 To Gather Is To Engender New Potentialities, Gallery No One, Chicago, USA

            Photograms, SAIC Photography Department, Chicago, USA


2018   PHOTO IS:RAEL's International Photography Festival, Israel

Self Reflection- NIDA International Photography Symposium 2018, Nida, Lithuania


2019  Medium Photo Focus Scholarship

2018  Young Portfolio finalist of Invisible Photographer Asia Awards 2018 

                        FOTOBOOKS Collection of FotoFilmic 

          Runner-up winner of PhotoAlliance Home Show

2017   Fred Endsley Memorial Fellowship

2016   Joan Flash Artists’ Book Collection

2015   School of the Art Institute of Chicago Merit Scholarship


Interviews & Publications

2019 Fotofilmic JRNL Summer 2019 ISSUE 1. guest-edited by Lucy Conticello

Aint–Bad Issue No.14

2018    DOCUMENTARY, OURS Magazine, online

            LoosenArt Magazine, “Interview with Liu Liu” by Silvia Colombo.

            2017-2018 Photo Catalog, SAIC Photography Department.

           Absences, LoosenArt Publication.

Artist Talk

2019   COMMUNITY NIGHT: BOOKMAKING, Latitude and Filter Photo, Chicago, IL