Siying Duan is a postdoc fellow at School for the Contemporary Arts, Simon Fraser University. Her research interest focuses mainly on the study of media arts from a perspective of Chinese Aesthetics. She has earned her Ph.D. in Art Theory at Shanghai Film Academy, Shanghai University. She is also the producer of the podcast channel “Elephant says” at the platform Creative Disturbance and the editor of the bilingual journal Critical Theory.
Siying has visited the University of California, Irvine (UCI), University of Manchester and University College Cork (UCC). She has been served as board member for Body of Knowledge conference and has reviewed a manuscript for Leonardo journal. Her publications include several articles on Chinese Media Art research, comparative aesthetics, and art psychology.