Mi You is a lecturer at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne and Aalto University, Helsinki. Her long-term research and curatorial project spins between the two extremes of the ancient and futuristic. She works with the Silk Road as a figuration for nomadic cosmologies and networks and has curated programs at Asian Culture Center in Gwangju, South Korea and Ulaanbaatar International Media Art Festival, Mongolia (2016). Her interests in politics around technology and “actionable futures” are articulated in the exhibition “Sci-(no)-fiction” at the Academy of the Arts of the World, Cologne (2019), and her engagement in the political NGO Common Action Forum.