Born and raised in southern China, Amy Luo obtained her Master's degree in Film Studies at the University of Edinburgh and went on to further her research at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Since her graduation, Luo has been engaged with feature film projects, documentaries as well as news reportages both in China and abroad.
In 2015, Luo graduated from the General Studies program at the International Centre of Photography (ICP) in New York. She was the recipient of the 2015 Rita K. Hillman Award for Excellence, ICP. Since then, her work has been exhibited and published internationally. Luo has been cited with a number of awards for her series “Dreams” including being placed as a finalist for Fine Art photography in the first edition of the Magnum Photography Awards in 2016 and as a winner in the 2017 LensCulture Exposure Awards. The series has also been selected by the American Photography (AP 33). One of her recent projects from Tibet has been included into the Photolucida TOP 50 list and has also won an award in the IPA Awards 2017.
Luo currently divides her time between New York City and Beijing working both in film production and also as a freelance photographer.
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