Mi You is a Beijing-born curator, researcher, and faculty member at Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Her long-term research and curatorial project focuses on the Silk Road, a figuration for old and new networks, under the rubric of which she has curated performative programs at Asian Culture Center Theater in Gwangju, the inaugural Ulaanbaatar International Media Art Festival, Mongolia (2016), and with Binna Choi, she is co-initiator of a long-term research/curation project Unmapping Eurasia (2018-). In the other branch of her work, she has initiated conversations between art and technology professionals in search for cross pollinations. She will curate a show dedicated to the theme of speculation, technology and China, at the Academy of Arts of the World in Cologne in late 2019.