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Yumo Wu’s artistic practices utilizes the notion of the inherently intangible part of images and the potential of a narrative in less-representational images. She questions how photography acts as an empirical mechanism practice that changes and influences our understanding of reality. Her works emphasize how the images can challenge the deficient of human vision and human obsolescence.
Yumo Wu received a B.F.A Honors from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She is currently based in Lausanne, Switzerland, where she studies at the Master Photography at ECAL. Yumo received the T.C Colley Photographic Excellence Award in 2020 and BANSHAN Photography Award Nominate 30 in 2021. Yumo’s Photography work has been exhibited at venues including Photo Open Up (Padua, Italy), Noorderlicht International Photo Festival (Groningen and Friesland, Netherlands), Art Fluent (Boston, U.S), Three Shadows Photography Art Center (Beijing, China), Shanghai M50, Red Eye Gallery (Rhode Island, U.S), and Woods-Gerry Gallery (Rhode Island, U.S).
MA, ECAL, Lausanne, Switzerland *expected BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island