Yang Jing received her BA in museum studies from Fudan University, Shanghai, and then obtained a Master degree in Gender studies in Chinese University of Hong Kong. After graduation, she had worked on several researches on the intersection of media, performance and gender. She was also an editor at the Chinese University Press, managing books on arts, cultural studies and minority studies. As a journalist covering European news, especially that of art and culture, she is interested to investigate the globalized social movements where art and new media is intensively produced and disseminated as means of protest. Right now, she is a PhD candidate of the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies of Heidelberg University in Germany.