Xin Liu (b. 1991, Xinjiang, China) is an artist and engineer whose works range from performances, apparatus, installations to scientific experiments and academic papers. In her practice, Xin creates experiences and artifacts to measure and modify the distance and tension between personal, social and technological spaces.
Xin is currently the Arts Curator in Space Exploration Initiative in MIT Media Lab, a member of New INC in New Museum and a resident in Queens Museum Artist Studio program. She is recipient of the Van Lier Fellowship, Sundance New Frontiers Story Lab and Huayu Youth Award Finalist. Her projects have received awards in SXSW, FastCoDesign, Core77 and her academic publications were nominated for best papers in ACM conferences. As a researcher, Xin has worked in Microsoft Research NYC and Asia and Google ATAP.