Xiaoying Juliette Yuan is a media art curator based in New York. She has curated numerous exhibitions, conferences, and workshops for international biennials and festivals, worked with international art fairs, academies, and institutions. As a trilingual scholar she has widely published in art magazines and journals and lectured at conferences and academies. In 2012, she was appointed the curator for Syncretic Cybernetics, the first retrospective of Roy Ascott, the British pioneer in telematic art within the 9th Shanghai Biennale in China. In 2013, she accomplished a large publication project, “Media Arts Collection” introducing a group of Western media art pioneers’ writings to China. As a researcher focusing on curatorial aesthetic and methodology she is particularly interested in artists’ creative processes as well as the curators’ role in such processes.