born in kobe, japan; asuka lin is a japanese-taiwanese filmmaker and visual artist currently based in los angeles, california. although the topics addressed in their photography, zines, films, and installations vary greatly; they are all united under asuka's strong interest in the postcolonial human experience.
graduated from the california institute of the arts with a bachelor's in fine art, asuka’s work has often been described as confrontational or subversive, holding a deep sense of honesty to the subject matter while still keeping a sense of humor.
over the years, their work has expanded and evolved to explore the different nuances regarding the power of perspective and subjectivity. asuka's works tend to lean towards stronger political commentaries or observations about the everchanging contemporary environment around them. they aims to complete more projects that ground themselves into the present environment while simultaneously investigating the fluctuating boundaries of storytelling.