Yu-Chen Chiu is a lens-based artist currently living in Brooklyn, NY.
She tells stories about migration and belonging with her poetic approach. Born and raised in Taiwan, and have spent half of her life in the United States living as an immigrant, her experience with internalized cultural conflict has strongly influenced her artistic approach and the themes she pursues.
Yu-Chen was a fellow of the En Foco 2018 Photography Fellowship. Her artwork has been exhibited worldwide at venues like the Fotografiska New York, and the South Street Seaport Museum in New York City, Fort Wayne Museum of Art in Indiana, USA, and Musee du Louvre Paris, France. Her work also appears in various online and printed publications, such as Smithsonianmag.com, Aperture.org, National Geographic Traveler, Lenscratch, L'ŒIL DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE, ELLE China, VOGUE International, Time Out New York, and Paul Auster's book cover.