Simon Liu was raised between Hong Kong and Stoke-On-Trent, UK and now lives in Brooklyn, New York. His work has been presented at institutions and festivals internationally including the International Film Festival Rotterdam from 2016 through 2018, BFI London Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Maryland Film Festival, Untitled Art Fair, Crossroads (w/ SF Cinematheque), EXiS, WNDX, AntiMatter [media art], NY Filmmaker‛s Coop, Paris Festival of Different and Experimental Cinemas, Kassel Dokfest, Mono No Aware IX and X and the Rio De Janeiro International Film Festival.
His most recent 16mm multiple projection piece, "Cluster Click City Sundays", premiered as a part of DREAMLANDS: EXPANDED, an expanded cinema series held at Microscope Gallery in collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art as a part of the exhibition “Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema & Art, 1905 - 2016”.
He has given lectures and performed as a visiting artist at universities such as the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, the Beijing Film Academy, Cooper Union and the New School. He is a member of Negativland Motion Picture Lab, an artist-run film lab where he prints, processes and completes his films on 16mm.