Ming Yuan is a cross-disciplinary artist and filmmaker from China and based in London, UK.
Her professional practice spans stop motion animation, 2D hand-drawing and live action. She has also written scripts for short films and has arranged music for her own animations.
Her background in animation practice began with live action filmmaking and digital art, having completed her undergraduate degree at the Communication University of China. At this point, she has developed a keen interest in materials and tries to capture moments of subtle emotion with intimate textures. She wrote her own script, produced and screened her first animated short film, My Left Face Aged A Little More, which was shortlisted for the 2021 Fenaki Beijing Animation Week, 2021 Beijing International Short Film Festival, 2022 Animex International Animation Festival in UK, and won the 2021 Beijing Film Academy Animation Award, Best Innovation.
In her artistic practice at the Royal College of Art, she created Fossil, a short film that combines dance performance and animation to explore repetitive, timeless time and dilemmas. She attempts to touch the reality of life with image and sound.