Shiyuan Liu

Shiyuan Liu is a PhD researcher in i-DAT on the CODEX International Postgraduate Research Network. His background in 3D animation and interactive design, with a MA from the Royal College of Art. He specializes in immersive experiences, narrative and interactive fiction, and audio-visual storytelling.

His work explores the grand narrative of contemporary society through daily unconscious phenomena, which aims to explore the embodied virtuality and the diverse communications of multiple senses from XR medias, such as sight,hearing, touch, and smell.

His current work focuses on the embodiment of dynamic XR technologies and Shadow Puppet Play within a performative archive system, seeking to explore the key characteristics of embodied virtuality in immersive and virtual media experiences.