Sun Yunfanwas born in 1978 in Shaanxi and grew up in the tech hub of Shenzhen, China. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. After studying Finance in college, she worked as an auditor for a few years in both China and the West and East coasts of the United States. In 2005, she went back to school in New York to study painting. She received her BFA in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts and her MFA in Fine Arts from the Pratt Institute. As a visual artist, she works in a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, collage, illustration, animation, short film, music video, and artist books. Her work has been showcased at the Toronto International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Margaret Mead Film Festival, MoCA NYC, and MASS MoCA. As a songwriter and music producer, she is half of the electronic music duo Shanghai Restoration Project. With partner Dave Liang, the music/visual art duo has brought their uncanny yet upbeat live performance to Rio Cinema London, Silencio Paris, Amsterdam Dance Event, and the Great Wall of China.