I studied computer engineering, cultural theory and philosophy at the University of Hong Kong and Goldsmiths College in London, with a focus on philosophy of technology. I am currently research associate of the DFG project Techno-ecologies of Participation at the Leuphana University Lüneburg, where I also teach at the institute of philosophy; previous to that, I was postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Research and Innovation of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, as well as visiting scientist at the T-Labs Berlin. I published on philosophy of technology and media in periodicals such as Metaphilosophy, Research in PhenomenologyParrhesiaCahiers Simondon, Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie, Implications PhilosophiquesAngelakiIntellectica, New Formations, Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft, Parallax, etc. I am editor (with Andreas Broeckmann) of 30 Years after Les Immatériaux: Art, Science and Theory (2015), author of On the Existence of Digital Objects (prefaced by Bernard Stiegler, University of Minnesota Press, 2016), and The Question Concerning Technology in China -An Essay in Cosmotechnics (Urbanomic, 2016). I am also the series editor of “Philosophy of Media and Technology” of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press, and with Erich Hörl the series editor of “After Simondon” of Meson Press.

Interview (with Simon Dawes), Theory, Culture and Society (2011)

Interview (with Lu Ruiyang and Wei San), Artforum (Chinese Edition, 2016)

Interview (with Evgeniy Kuchinov), Pop-Philosophy (Russian and English, 2016)

Interview (with Geert Lovink), e-flux (2016)

CV: http://www.digitalmilieu.net/yuk


Research Associate
Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
Associated Researcher
Institut de Recherche et d’Innovation
du Center Pompidou, Paris
Associated Researcher
China Academy of Art
Associated Researcher
Centre international des études simondoniennes
Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris Nord