Joanne is a writer focused on how technology is shaping art, politics and society. She currently contributes to Medium’s technology-focused opinion magazine, The Message, and is writing a book on privacy and Internet culture. Previously, she was the editor of Rhizome at the New Museum. This year, she received the Arts Writing Fellowship Award and was named as a fellow at the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation, given to an emerging writer in the digital arts. Joanne has also collaborated on the award-winning proposal to develop workshops for building private networks for the Digital Media and Learning Competition’s Trust Challenge. Her writing has been featured in Domus, Dissent, Frieze, the Baffler, Modern Painters, WIRED, the Los Angeles Times, Saturated Space, Dirty Furniture, the Boston Globe and n+1.
Prior to joining Jing Daily in 2013, Liz worked at Asia Society, where she contributed to Asia Blog the fields of arts, business, policy, and culture. Her work has also been published in The Atlantic, Roads and Kingdoms, Slate, Foreign Policy, Business of Fashion, artnet News, Skift, and Hyphen. Previously, she interned at the Center for a New American Security and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. She holds a master’s degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international studies from University of Chicago. Liz is based in Beijing.
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