Hsinyu Lin is a multidisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles, California. As a visual artist, their practice situates at the intersection of art and journalism, often exploring the effects of globalization and neoliberalism on collective and individual identities. Their video, web, and performance projects had been exhibited at the Hammer Museum, IndieCade Festival, Gene Siskel Film Center, and Machine Projects.
As a community organizer, Hsinyu initiated The School of Otherness, an artist-run school that preserves experiences of the other as public resource. They are also the co-founder of voidLab, an intersectional feminist collective that organizes exhibitions, talks, and workshops at the crossroad of art, technology, and society. They regularly participates in collaborative projects through these communities.
Hsinyu holds an M.F.A from UCLA Design | Media Arts and received their B.F.A. in Film, Video, and New Media from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. They have given numerous lectures on aspects of technoculture at UCLA and USC. They currently teaches media art at Loyola Marymount University