Livien Yin

Livien Yin is an artist working in sculptural assemblage, fiber, and photo-based practices. Her work examines interdependency between humans and non-humans. Currently, she is researching colonial botany with a focus on imperial trade in nineteenth-century China. Livien is a 2019 MFA candidate in the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University. She’s a first generation Chinese American originally from various towns in the Greater Boston Area, MA and currently living in the Bay Area. For more information see:

Crease (5) by Annelyse Gelman & Livien Yin

A Process Note Liv and I made this work during a 2016 residency with our friends in the high desert of New Mexico’s Gila National Forest. At the time I was thinking a lot about isolation and repetition—social, ecological—and reading Mark Miodownik’s wonderful book Stuff Matters. We were careful not […]