Pixy Liao was born and raised in Shanghai, China, and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. Liao’s ongoing photographic and performative series features herself and her boyfriend, Moro, as they playfully explore the power dynamics and possibilities of an intimate sexual relationship. She has received a NYFA Fellowship, En Foco’s New Works Fellowship, and LensCulture Exposure Awards. She has exhibited her photographs at Flower Gallery in New York City, He Xiangning Art Museum in China, Format in the UK, Kips Gallery in Korea, Noorderlicht in the Netherlands, The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space in Lebanon, and VT Artsalon in Taiwan. She has participated in artist residencies with Camera Club of New York, Center for Photography at Woodstock, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Liao holds a MFA in photography from University of Memphis. Pixy Liao participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence Program in June 2015.