Jenny CHEN Jiaying is a scholar and curator working on the cartography of technological embedded phenomena through multidisciplinary practice. She is a PhD candidate in Western Philosophy at East China Normal University, research centred on body theory, gender study and digital intimacy. Her texts are accessible on many art media. She is currently a member of the Longlati Foundation Writer’s Acquisition Committee.

Honour & Awards

Winner of “Hyundai Blue Prize 2019”, Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing

International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC) 3 Finalist, 2016


Preliminaries to “Digital Intimacy”, co-writing with Prof. Nicola Liberati, BAU 18, upcoming

From Liquid to “Fluidifying”: Actualizing Virtual Intimacies, OERlab, upcoming

Editing artist’s writings, Heichi Magazine, 2020

Co-editing Shanghai Contemporary Art Archival Project after 1998 – 2012, MOUSSE Publishing, 2018

Curatorial & Projects    

USB Multi-Port connect Exhibition”, MadeIn Gallery & Gallery Func & Qiao Space, Shanghai, 2021

AI: Love and Artificial Intelligence”, Hyundai Motorstudio, Beijing, 2020  

Copernicus”, E.M.Bannister Gallery of Rhode Island College, Providence, U.S, 2019         

Shanghai Curators Lab, Shang Academy of Fine Arts, 2018

Remote Sensing”, Slime Engine Virtual Space, 2018  

Pixel Park”, Jingan Sculpture Park, Shanghai, 2016