Liu Chuang lives and works in Shanghai. Known for engaging with socioeconomic matters related to China’s immediate realities, Liu Chuang creates works that integrate readymades and social interventions across various mediums, from video to installation, architecture, and performance. He reflects on personal experiences of globalization and sociopolitical systems underlying the everyday.
In 2019, Liu Chuang came to CERN to film Lithium Lake and the Lonely Island of Polyphony. The video focuses on the industrial production of lithium ore, a key element in a carbon-free society. This work is been exhibited at the Taipei Biennial 2020, You and I don't live on the same planet.