LIU YOU HONG
Pen name YO YO
     
  Date of Birth 10 April 1955 (Lanzhou China)
  Address 22 Carlton Mansions Holmleigh Raod
London N16 5PX
e-mail: youyouliu6@gmail.com
www.yanglian.net/english (click yoyo)
  Status Married
  Nationality British
     
  Education  
  1981-1985 Beijing Teacher Training University
BA Chinese Literature
  1986-1987 Renmin Wenxue literary Magazine writing programme
     
  Teaching and Working
  Since 2014 Writer in Residency and Lecture Professor in University of Shantou, Guangdong Province, China.
   
  2001- 2012 Eton College in Windsor, UK.
(Part-time teacher of Mandarin Chinese)
   
  1996 - 2012 School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK.
(Part-time teacher of Mandarin Chinese)
   
  1996-1997 Department of Chinese, University of Westminster, London, UK.
(Part-time teacher of Mandarin Chinese)
   
  1992-1993 School of Asian Studies, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
(Associate lecturer BA programme)
   
  1993 Macquarie University Sydney Australia
(Editor and Curriculum Officer, Chinese Language Levels examination syllabus)
   
  1989-1991 Department of Asian Languages and Literature, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
(Language Tuition of MA students)
   
  1980-1988 China Theatre Publishing Houses, Beijing, China
(Art editor)
   
  Artistic Titles  
  2014 Freies Museum Berlin, Curator of Chinese and Foreign Projects
  2012 Studio International Arts Magazine, Chinese project Curator
     
  Publications Literature and Arts Events
  2015,
Nov - Dec: Writer in Residency and Lecture Professor in University of Shantou, Guangdong Province, China.
Nov. 15: Solo-exhibition in Wang Shi Xiao Yuan (YoYo family’s formal home and a national level of Museum now), Yangzhou, China
Oct. 11: Solo-exhibition and lecture in the 25th anniversary of VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ in Poznan city, Poland
Oct. 8 - 9: Solo-exhibition in Checkpoint #11 together with two evenings of discussion titled “Artist: Ego and the Other”, Berlin, Germany
Oct. 3: Literary reading in “100 Years of Now”, the project held in HKW (Haus der Kulturen der Welt), Berlin, Germany
   
  2014,
Nov - Dec: Writer in Residency and Lecture Professor in University of Shantou, Guangdong Province, China.
Nov: Group exhibition “The Poetical Survivers”, Zhongdao Museum, Shanghai, China
May: Double solo-exhibition in Berlin Avantgarde Garrery, Berlin, Germany
Apr: Invited to be the Curator of Chinese and Foreign Projects by Freies Museum Berlin, Curator of Chinese and Foreign Projects
   
  2013,
Aug: Art article <Domain Sense>, Published by Asian News in Holland
June: Prose <Wild chrysanthemum’s Hand>, Published by Literature in Chinese in Hong Kong
   
  2012
May: Article <Watching the Internal Waterfall>, Published by Art & Fortune in Beijing
Oct: Invited to be the Chinese project Curator by Studio International Arts Magazine
   
  2011
Sep: <Eton College and Teach system> Published by Publishing House of Electronics Industry in Beijing
   
  2006
Dec: Novelette <Who knows> Published by INDEX On Censorship in London
   
  2005
May: Invited to give the readings and join the discussions by International of Sydney Writers’ Festival
April: <Eton College> Published by Shanghai Pictorial Pubilshing House
March: Book of Collection short stories <Marriage Games> Published by Shanghai Baijia Publishing House
Feb: Novel <Ghost tide> in English translation Published by Fourth Estate of HarperCollishers
   
  2003
June: Novelette <Wing of Desire> Published by Hong Kong Literary Collection
   
  2002
Novel <River Tide> Published by Unitas Publishing Co Ltd in Taiwan Taibei
Short story <Gestohlene Tage> Published by Minima sinica, Magazine in Bonn Germeny
   
  2000
Book of Novelettes and short stories Collections <Blues Substitute>, Published by Workers Publishing House in Beijing
Short story <The function of bathing> Published as INDEX for Free expression in London
   
  1997
Essay <Opening the Door to Inner silence> Chinese Literature Facing the World, The Olof Palme International Center , Swenden
   
  1995
<She Saw Two Moons> Collection of short stories Pulished by Betasman book Club in China
Short story <Es war einmal ein Berg> Pubilshed by Orient Ierungen in Germeny
Short story <Nebelhaftes, Schattenhaftes> Pubilshed by Minima Sinica in Germeny
   
  1994
<Humanscape.Ghost Speak> Selection of prose and essays Published by Central Translation Press in Beijing
   
  1993,
Regular columnist, contributing over120 articles China Times, Taiwan newspapers in Australia
   
  Academic Scholarships and Grants
  Since 2014 Writer in Residency and Lecture Professor in University of Shantou, Guangdong Province, China.
  2005 (Aug/Sep) Writer in residency in Cove Park, Scotland.
  2000 (Jan/Feb) Writer in residency in Taipei City, Taiwan.
  1998 (Aug/Oct) Writer in residency in DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), Berlin, Germany.
  1997 (Dec) Writer in residency in Yaddo Artists Colony, New York, USA
  1997 (Jul/Oct) Writer in residency in “Kunstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf”, Germany.
  1994 – 1995 Writer in residency in Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany.
  1994 (Aug/Sep) Writer in residency in Yaddo Artists Colony, New York, USA.
  1992 (Jun/Jul) Writer in residency in Yaddo Artists Colony, New York, USA.