Keynote Speakers

Marisa Morán Jahn

Marisa Morán Jahn is an artist, creative technologist, and educator of Ecuadorian and Chinese descent. Marisa currently is a Sundance Fellow and Artist/Writer in Residence at the Brooklyn Public Library. Her work seeks to redistribute power, “exemplifying the possibilities of art as social practice” (ArtForum) and has engaged millions through strategic partners including The American Museum of Natural History, Boys and Girls Club of America, Brooklyn and Seattle Public Library systems, NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, National Domestic Workers Alliance.

Yeran Kim

Yeran Kim’s research focuses on the cultural intersection of affect, communication and society in contemporary social media ecology. She is a Professor in the School of Communications, Kwangwoon University, Seoul, South Korea. She has extensively published a number of papers and books, including ‘Idol Republic: Global Emergence of Girl Industries and Commercialization of Girl Bodies’, Eating as a transgression Multisensorial performativity in the carnal videos of mukbang (eating shows), Bio or Zoe?: dilemmas of biopolitics and data governmentality during COVID-19, Visages of Words (Korean, 2014), and Affect and its voice (Korean).