Yan Cong (b.1991) is a researcher and independent photographer based in Amsterdam. Her current research interests are platform, datafication, ethical AI, culture production and labor.
Yan is the co-founder of Far & Near, a newsletter introducing the best work of photojournalism and documentary films from China. She also writes about internet culture for Chaoyang Trap.
Yan holds an M.S. in journalism from Columbia Journalism School, and is currently pursuing a research Master in media studies at University of Amsterdam. She's available for assignments.