Taien Ng-Chan is a writer, media artist, and scholar who recently completed her Ph.D. in Humanities (Fine Arts) at Concordia University. Her work investigates everyday urban life through hybrid forms of experimental and locative cinema, cartography, poetry, and documentary. She has published four books and anthologies, produced multimedia CDs and websites, and written for stage, screen, and radio. Her video and media works have been shown across Canada, in the US, Korea, New Zealand, Sweden, and the UK. Now based in Hamilton, Ontario, Taien is also a founding member of the Hamilton Perambulatory Unit.