Yao is a creative technologist and artist whose work extends through art installation, dance and theater now residing in California. After she received her BS in psychology and industrial design at Zhejiang University, she moved to New York to pursue her passion in interactive art installation and performance art in ITP, Tisch, NYU. During her two years in New York, she collaborated with Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative presented an immersive live performance in Transmediale Festival, Berlin. She presented her thesis, an immersive interactive art installation, Gravity, in the xStory Showcase. Her sound interactive storytelling piece, FMDreamland, has been presented at IAC building & The Expanded Cinema, Made in NY Media Center.

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