Welcome to The Distillery, an online interview series hosted by Lee Shang Lun. Each half-hour episode is a livestreamed conversation that concentrates on the subject's unique perspective and expertise. The aim is to draw out simple ideas from deep discussion.
Yang Jing was born in Urumqi, the capital city of China's northwest province Xin Jiang. She studies and works in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Germany. Right now she is exploring creative and critical ways of play and gaming in art and social settings.
Yang works in various fields: an academic editor, a journalist of international news desk, a researcher and teacher. Her recent adventures include curating Video Game: Cohabitant in Shenzhen International Independent Animation Biennale, managing a game culture critic channel in Initium Media, and producing a monthly podcast with creative minds in China and beyond.