Lezhi Yu

Lezhi Yu, born in Nanjing, China, has been capturing the connections he has with his childhood nostalgia, and the spaces where he spent time living in his works. His interest in exploring sensory recreation and subtle narrating techniques brought him to the medium of animation. During his years at RISD, Lezhi started his journey to balance careful planning and whimsical intuitions as an animator.


The Singing of Birds and What is Drifting Away 鸟声与那漂走的

Birdsong softens the crowded sorrow at a funeral, where a girl, bewildered, stands amongst the ritual's confusion. "The Singing of Birds and What is Drifting Away" weaves a delicate tapestry of childhood reminiscences and a melancholy so tender.