Yin Aiwen is a practicing designer, artist, theorist, strategist and project developer, who use writing, system design and time-based art to examine the social impact of planetary communication technologies. She advocates relationship-focused design as a strategy to redesign, re-engineer and reimagine the relationship between technology and society. Besides publishing and exhibiting internationally, she also works as a strategist and researcher for cultural institutions.
Her multi-year ongoing project ReUnion Network (2017- present) has been done through a network of cross-disciplinary, multi-cultural collaborators. The Live-Action Role Playing game version of the project Liquid Dependencies is created by Mengyang Zhao, Yiren Zhao and herself. The Dutch version of the game is translated in cooperation with Inge Hoonte and Petra van der Kooij, which is commissioned by TAAK and Commons Network in the framework of the Common In festival.