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Mei Liu is a filmmaker and artist from Shanghai who now lives and works in Amsterdam. She received her BFA in Film Production from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and is a Master of Film MA candidate in Artistic Research in and through Cinema at the Netherlands Film Academy. She also participated in the Apichatpong Weerasethakul film lab in the Amazon jungle.

She is interested in notions of performance, utopia, alternative structures, and the mystical realms of existence. Her work also explores the underbellies of urban landscapes, people living on the margins, and intricate membranes of human connection, especially within a collective context. Her films have been selected for Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, Rhode Island International Film Festival, and won Best Film at CUNY Asian American Film Festival and Jury Award at Long Distance Film Festival.

Mei strives to create new filmmaking spaces that disrupt existing hierarchies and interactions in society. She hosts improvisational performance workshops in an attempt to reawaken our relationship with the immaterial world around us; while exploring new cinematic tools and technologies to capture dreams and more fluid, mysterious forces of life.