Lilian Leung is an experimental interactive designer, media artist, and community-based researcher. Their current practice circles new and evolving methods of placemaking and placekeeping in virtual reality, trans- and postmedia practices, and interactive documentary. 

With over six years of industry experience working with local, national, and international businesses and initiatives; Lilian has worked on numerous projects ranging from art and design direction, branding and user-experience design, and facillitating participatory workshops. They are currently located in Tkaronto and the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh people. 

They are a recent graduate (MDes) from the Digital Futures Masters program at OCAD University and have received their BDes from the University of Hertfordshire, UK and Diploma in Graphic Design & Illustration from the IDEA Program from Capilano University, BC.

They are currently available for new opportunities. Feel free to drop a line and say “Hello.”

Select Clients

Adidas
BCAA
Lululemon
Metropolis at Metrotown
Simon Fraser University
UBC Sauder School of Business
University of Toronto
Vancouver Convention Centre

Exhibitions

  • 2021 Digital Futures Graduate Exhibition
  • 2020 Digital Futures Open Show
  • 2020 Receipts - In Collaboration with Public Visualization Studio, The Bentway
  • 2019 Digital Futures Open Show
  • 2019 Art Gallery of Ontario - Multi-Sensory Exhibition

Publications

  • 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

  • 2021 Digital Futures Masters Program - Social Change Award
  • 2021 Graduate Studies Grant — Future through Memory
  • 2020 Graduate Studies Grant — In Chinatown - TO
  • 2016 Applied Arts Award Complete Design Series
  • 2016 New Designers Sky Creative Award
  • 2016 D&AD New Blood Award Design Bridge
  • 2015 RGD So(cial) Good Award
  • 2015 GDC Salazar Awards – Winner for Interactive Design
Full CV and Portfolio Upon Request
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