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Yu Lin Humm

ArtistLisbon, Portugal
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Yu Lin Humm

ArtistLisbon, Portugal
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Multicultural artist based in Lisbon. Yu Lin Humm is a multicultural artist of European-Asian origins. She pursued classical music studies in Milan since she was 5 years old, playing cello as main instrument. Her musical skills extend to the piano and voice as well. She performed along many orchestras and chamber music ensembles, made soundtracks for theatre and short movies. In 2014 she graduated in Milan at a social sciences and music high school with a thesis on the Ethical Dimension of Music, then kept on researching on the impact of music in society while working in the production of different international music and art festivals. Since her teenage she'd keep analog photography as her daily practice, she'd act in different theater companies and in short movies/advertisements. In 2014 Yu Lin moved to New York City where she worked at The Bosco, as assistant photographer in fashion editorials and met Erik Friedlander whom she explored jazz on cello. Since 2015 she’s based in Lisbon, where she has been part of ensembles such as String Theory and recorded different projects on Creative Sources label. Since 2016 she teaches Timani (https://www.timani.no/en/about-timani/) and Hunyuan Qi Gong, practices that both use scientific knowledge applied in exercises and series of movements that optimize the body’s resonance and coordination. In 2018 her feat. in iZem remix of Solange’s “Cranes in the sky” was premiered on BBC Radio 6 by Gilles Peterson. The same year she recorded at Studio Venezia with Nadah El Shazly, Low Leaf and Tommaso Cappellato. Yu Lin performed several solo lives at Zaratan Gallery, Damas Bar and will launch her debut solo album, Islas Resonantes at Galeria ZDB on March 13th.
  • Assistant Cinematographer
  • Documentary
  • Analog Photography
  • Arranging Music
  • Dance Performance
  • Art Curation
  • Acting
  • Art
  • Content Coordination
  • Multilingual Translation