Gotham

CompanyStudio Bleu
PhotographerYu-Chen Chiu
Entry Description

The photo was taken on a foggy day in New York city to capture the illumination of the city through the existing urban lighting.

About Photographer

Yu-Chen Chiu is a photographer currently residing in New York City and Taipei. Primarily, Yu-Chen’s work looks at themes of displacement and longing so often associated with the culturally unfamiliar, through the context of a trans-cultural environment. Yu-Chen’s artwork has been exhibited and screened worldwide, such as at the Chelsea Art Museum, the South Street Seaport Museum, and the Sony Wonder Lab Museum in New York City, USA; Provflux in Rhode Island, USA; VIDEOFORMES in Clermont-Ferrand; Musee du Louvre Paris, France, and Reportage Photo Festival in East Sydney, Australia. She is the recipient for New Creation Jury Award of VIDEOFORMES in France, the winner for THE TRAVELER category of EyeEm Photography Awards 2015, 2013 B+W Magazine Single Image, Duckrabbit 2010 Portfolio Project Contest in New York, USA and two silvers for IPA (International Photography Awards), honorable mention for Julia Margaret Cameron Award. Her work is also appeared in various online and printed publications, such as the VOGUE International, ELLE China, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Metro Asian Food Magazine, and M’s Magazine. Recently, Yu-Chen’s work was chosen to be the book cover of Paul Auster’s novel Invisible (simplified Chinese version). Awards