Yin Aiwen is a designer, theorist, strategist and project developer, who use writing, system design, time-based art, institutional practice and community building to examine the social impact of planetary communication technologies. She advocates relationship-centered design as a strategy to redesign, re-engineer and reimagine the relationship between technology and society.
Yin is the Pathway Leader of Situated Design and Graduation Curatorial tutor in the Master Institute of Visual Cultures, the Netherlands. She founded and Direct Stichting NextKin which researches and develops future-proof social support systems based on long-term mutual caring relationships. In 2019, Yin receive the INFORM prize for Conceptual Design for her work.