Vivian Wenli Lin is a media artist and educator with a background in psychology, documentary film, video art, and interactive installation.
Vivian Wenli Lin is a media artist and educator with a background in psychology, documentary
film, video art, and interactive installation. Her research interests focus on issues of
representation, gender, migration and the Asian diaspora. She founded Voices of Women Media,
an organization that utilizes visual participatory methods to facilitate communities of migrant
women and allies in media literacy and authoring their own narratives.
Lin has been conducting participatory media workshops since 2004, with extensive global
experience throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the US. She has taught at City University of
Hong Kong’s School of Creative Media, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies and served as an
Associate Professor at Tokyo Christian Woman’s University. From 2000-2023, Vivian was
appointed as the Visiting Assistant Professor of Media for Social Change at Occidental College.