Joy Freund (they/them) is a multimedia creative adopted from Jiangsu, China, raised and living on unceded Lenape land/Brooklyn, New York. They completed a BA in Media Studies and use their artistic practice as means of unpacking themes including grief, belonging, language, ancestry, love, nation, gender, and embodiment. They’re interested in works that play with the divisions between mediums and raise anti-capitalist, anti-imperial approaches to media analysis and media making. They started with W.O.W. as a volunteer in 2019, had the pleasure of coordinating programming from 2020-2021, and are honored to serve as the 2023-2024 RRR Teaching Artist.