Xiaolu Wang

2021–22 DocX Archive Lab Fellow

Xiaolu Wang (she/they) is an emerging documentary filmmaker and a translator from the Hui Muslim Autonomous Region of China who currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Their practice is based in the mapping of interiority and uses video, poetry, translations, as well as a decolonial lens. They are a recipient of a 2019 Jerome Film and Media Grant and their work has been generously supported by Metropolitan Regional Arts Council of Minnesota, Saint Paul Neighborhood Network, Women Make Movies, and Union Docs. Wang’s work has been screened at local venues and international film festivals in such countries as Lebanon, Mexico, China, and Argentina and has also contributed translations to journals including 单读, onlimbo, and Cinephila.

Photo of Xiaolu Wang.