Born in Kunming, China, Julie grew up along the southern Silk Road. In the 1990s she left for London, UK and then for Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Nagasaki, Japan with exchange scholarships. She has travelled intensively and has had the opportunity to live and work in many places across the world, collecting experiences from different perspectives. She is visiting professor at Saint Joseph University (Macau, China) and chief content provider for various media outlets, bringing the general audience in contact with contemporary Chinese culture from cinema, to music, to art. Her calligraphy performance short film has been selected for Chinese Female Video Artists Festival (Mexico).
Julie is multilingual (CN/EN/Dutch /JAP). She lives and works in the Netherlands.