Lilian Leung is a designer, artist, and community-based researcher based in Port Coquitlam (the unceded territories of the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation), they are focused on applying thoughtful and considered design solutions to community-centred projects, and developing relationships through collaboration.

With over eight years of industry experience, they’ve worked on numerous projects in numerous industries such as film, commerce, non-profit, and academic institutions with local, national, and international businesses and initiatives.

Their current practice circles new and evolving methods of place-making and place-keeping in virtual reality, trans- and postmedia practices, and interactive documentaries.

They received their MDes from OCAD University (Digital Futures), their BA at the University of Hertfordshire (Graphic Design), and their Diploma in Graphic Design & Illustration from Capilano University (IDEA). They are currently working with open to new opportunities.

Feel free to drop a line and say “Hello.”

Select Clients

Adidas
BCAA
Enchant Christmas
Lululemon
Metropolis at Metrotown
Ministry of Citizen Services
Provincial Health Service Authority
Simon Fraser University
UBC Sauder School of Business
University of Toronto

Exhibitions

  • 2023 𝙒𝙝𝙚𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙎𝙪𝙣 𝙞𝙨 𝘼𝙗𝙤𝙫𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙃𝙤𝙧𝙞𝙯𝙤𝙣: 𝙎𝙩𝙤𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙨 𝙛𝙧𝙤𝙢 𝘼𝙨𝙞𝙖𝙣 𝘿𝙞𝙖𝙨𝙥𝙤𝙧𝙖 - Co-Presented with Dias:stories at Trinity Square Video
  • 2021 Digital Futures Graduate Exhibition
  • 2020 Receipts - In Collaboration with Public Visualization Studio, The Bentway

Publications

  • 2023 CBC digi-Art Series | Episode 5 - Photogrammetry
  • 2021 Blackwood Gallery | SDUK Issue 09 – DIFFUSING
  • 2021 Momus | Imperfect Archives: Lilian Leung and Linda Zhang Virtually Capture Eroding Chinatowns by Steph Wong Ken

Panels, Talks, & Workshops

  • 2021 VRTO Conference - Decolonizing the Past: Reimagining the Future (Co-Presented with Priya Bandodkar and Nadine Valcin)
  • 2021 Asia Global Cultural Studies Forum (AGCSF) - Co-Presented with Immony Men
  • 2021 Music Gallery - EMERGENTS IV: ROOM TONE: Photogrammetry as Creative Archive

Recognition & Awards

  • 2022 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Grant —Diasporic Digital Storytelling (with PVS)
  • 2022 CFI - Canadian Foundation Innovation Grant (with PVS)
  • 2021 IDG - Insight Development Grant (with PVS)
  • 2021 OCAD Digital Futures Graduate Program—Social Change Award
  • 2020 OCAD—Graduate Studies Grant—Future through Memory
  • 2020 OCAD—Graduate Studies Grant—In Chinatown - TO
  • 2019 OCAD—Heritage Education Foundation Graduate Scholarship
Full CV and Portfolio Upon Request
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