Fei Liu 刘斐 is a New York-based Chinese designer, artist, writer, and DJ exploring digital empathy and the narrative potential of interfaces. She is an adjunct professor at Parsons MFA Design and Technology and previously a Researcher in Residence at NEW INC, and a Digital Solitude fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany. She has mid-to-average combined student debt from an undergraduate as well as a master’s degree, with no health insurance, car, or house.

fei.fei2liu@gmail.com
~binaricorn


Upcoming:
September 21, 2018 - Build the Love You Deserve, Indeterminate Forms, CultureHub NYC
November 3, 2018 - Build the Love You Deserve, Segue Foundation Reading Series

Teaching and Workshops
2018 - Build the Love You Deserve: 5 Day Workshop, Merz Akademie, Germany
2017-18 - Adjunct professor, Parsons The New School for Design, Design and Technology
2017 - Build the Love You Deserve: Workshop. Columbia Barnard College, Disclaimer Gallery, Akademie Schloss Solitude
2017 - The Utopia Challenge, Moogfest
2016 - Machine Learning 101, Fjord Design
2013 - Graduate Teaching Fellow, Parsons Design and Technology
2010 - Design Studio Lecturer, Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing

Residencies
2016-17 - Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
2016 - IdeasCity Athens, Athens
2016 - Public Science, Researchers in Residence, NEW INC
2016 - Public Science, Researchers in Residence, DBRS Innovation Labs, NYC

Talks
2018 - Digital Colonialism taught by Morehshin Allahyari, School for Poetic Computation
2018 - Visions of Love, International Center of Photography
2017 - The Rent is Too Damn High: Real-Estate Coops, IdeasCity New York
2017 - Ambivalentopia, digital empathy, and STEAMy tech, Tehran Global Summer School
2017 - Prototyping Utopias Panel, Moogfest
2016 - Internodal 8, NYC
2016 - IdeasCity Athens Public Forum, Athens
2015 - Life After the Hamburger, UNCUBED NYC

Exhibitions and performances
2018 - Build the Love You Deserve, Indeterminate Forms, CultureHub NYC
2018 - Just Add Oil 加油, Sunday Sessions, Knockdown Center
2018 - Build the Love You Deserve, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Germany
2017 - Build the Love You Deserve, Transfer Gallery, Disclaimer Gallery
2017 - Open Codes, Group Show, curated by ZKM Karlsruhe
2017 - Build the Love You Deserve, Solo Show, curated by Disclaimer Gallery
2016 - Pepe The Sad Frog Coloring Book and Chinese Language Guide, Paper Jazz at Silent Barn
2016 - Pepe The Sad Frog Coloring Book and Chinese Language Guide, Brown Paper Zine & Small Press Fair at MoCADA
2016 - Humans of Simulated New York, Creative Tech Week
2014 - Come Out and Play Dumbo, New York
2014 - MFADT Thesis Show, New York
2014 - The Contours of Algorithmic Life, UC Davis

Press and Writing
La scommessa di Fei Liu: costruire un robot dell’amore [non del sesso] by Simona Siri for Origami, May 2018
Meet the woman making her own robot boyfriend by Sian Norris for NewStatesman, May 2018
I'm building a robot boyfriend—and you can, too. Quartz, April 2018
Humans of Simulated New York by Arshy Azizi for Rhizome, April 2018
Bedford and Bowery, September 2017
The Stories We Let Ourselves Tell Others by Rain Embuscado for NEW INC, March 2017

Education
2014 - MFA, Parsons The New School for Design, Design and Technology
2008 - BA, University of California Los Angeles, Design Media Arts