Born in 1989 in Beijing, China. Luka Yuanyuan Yang graduated from London College of Communications, University of the Arts London with a BA (hons) in photography. She currently lives and works in Beijing, San Francisco or New York.
Luka Yuanyuan Yang was at the Union Docs Center for documentary art in Brooklyn in the summer of 2018, she was the artist-in-residence at Art in General in New York in 2018, supported by Asian Cultural Council’s grant in 2017. She has also been shortlisted and awarded internationally, including Camden Film Festival, 2019; New Talent Photography Award, 2016; Huayu Youth Award, 2016; Second Prize at Gucang Dummy Award Martin Parr Edition, Author Book Award at Rencontres d’Arles, 2015; UK winner at Magenta: Flash Forward, Magenta Foundation, 2013 and Third Prize at Bar-Tur Photobook Award, 2011.