Wan Lun Yu (°1990, Taichung, TW) joined Peeping Tom in 2020 for Triptych: The missing door, The lost room, and The hidden floor. She graduated from the Taipei National University of the Arts in 2013, where she studied ballet, contemporary dance, Chinese folk dance, Taichi, contact improvisation, and Chinese martial arts.
Since then, she has been performing and collaborating with various choreographers, directors, filmmakers, and visual artists, including Hsiao-Mei Ho, Yen-Cheng Liu, Ming-Chen Li, Chien-Ming Chang (Hofesh Shechter Company), Kuan-Hsiang Liu, Chien-Ju Chia, Hiroaki Umeda, Gerard&Kelly, Jos Baker and Mylène Benoit.
Aside from being a dancer and performer, she also worked as a process assistant and facilitator. She assisted Kuan-Hsiang Liu’s work Superbeing for Cloud Gate 2 (TW) in 2018. She was invited by Thinker’s Studio (TPE) to assist and facilitate an online residency platform called Connect with SEA (Gender Issue) : Residency in the CLOUD in 2021.
As a maker, Wan-Lun’s first personal project was a collaboration with Belgian audiovisual artist Joeri Verbesselt on the short film titled Retreat (2020). The film was selected for Copenhagen’s CPH: DOX film festival (2020), Ann Arbor Film Festival (2021), The New York Science Fiction Film Festival (2022), The European Philip K Dick Film Festival(2022), Breedbeeld short film festival (2022). The second project Tableau Vivant has developed into two site-specific installation performances, which are foam, slaver, froth, sperm (2019), and Find the Apple (2020). This collaboration has received financial support from the Taiwan National Culture and Arts Foundation and the Flemish Government.