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 on representation of subjectivity in certain European films at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Since 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. Her work has been exhibited in shows including the 2016 #helloicp installation in New York and was also published internationally. Luo has been cited with a number of awards for her series “Dreams” including placing as a finalist for fine art photography in the first edition of the Magnum Photography Awards in 2016 and as a winner for the 2017 LensCulture Exposure Awards.
Luo currently divides her time among Los Angeles, New York City and Beijing working both in film production and also as a freelance photographer.
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