Aileen Ye (she/her) is an award-winning Irish-Chinese filmmaker from Dublin. Currently, she is based between London and Amsterdam. Her works utilise various mediums including 16mm, with a focus on marginal subcultures and surrealist narratives within diasporas, memories, and heritage.
In 2020, Ye graduated with an MSc in Sociology from Erasmus University Rotterdam, with a research focus on decolonising the aesthetics of moving-imagery and autoethnographic cinema. She has worked with various artists and organisations including Sevdaliza, Het Nieuwe Instituut and Sandberg Institute.
Her work has been shown internationally including the Barbican Centre, BFI, NOWNESS Asia, esea Contemporary, and many more.
In 2022, she was awarded the EVCOM Focus Award. Currently, she is an artist member of Filmwerkplaats based in Rotterdam.