Born in Taipei, Annie is a Canadian documentary photographer and artist currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Select clients include The New York Times and The New York Times Magazine, GEO Magazine, Courrier International, The New Yorker, Fader Magazine, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, and South China Morning Post.
Her photography has been featured in publications such as Frieze Magazine, PDN Photo Annual, American Photography, Magenta Flash Forward, Tunica Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Internazionale, Die Zeit, Stuttgarter Zeitung, Epsilon Magazine, Fast Company, Iceland Review, Acts of Witness, among others. She has lectured at Columbia University, CUNY Brooklyn College, International Center of Photography, Ryerson University School of Image Arts, Asian American Writers' Workshop, and has appeared on Al Jazeera America, Sino Vision, China Daily, "Where I'm From" CUNY Graduate School of Journalism's pilot radio show, and National Public Radio / RÚV Iceland.
Most recently, The National Museum of Iceland held a solo exhibition of her series "Independent Mothers", now part of the museum's permanent collection. Annie's debut solo exhibition “A Floating Population” in New York City at Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) featured over eighty images spanning four years of work. Her projects have traveled widely to exhibitions in South Korea (Gwanju Biennale), Germany (Lumix Photo Festival), Finland (NYPH Awards), Hungary (Budapest Photo Festival), Brazil (The Smell of Dust Tour), Iceland (National Museum, Listhus, Mjólkurbúðin Gallery), Canada (Magenta Flash Forward Festival), and throughout the USA.
Annie is the recipient of the first Skammdegi AIR Award (Iceland) and a New York Foundation of the Arts (NYFA) fellowship for photography. Previously, she was a fellow of Reflexions Masterclass, an international laboratory investigating the evolution of the language of visual representation and photography. She is also a recipient of a Director’s Fellowship from The International Center of Photography.