is a journalist, cultural critic and editor specialising in covering art, culture and architecture through the lens of housing justice, irregular migration, climate and social equity. Combining on-the-ground reporting with broader cultural and sociopolitical perspectives, her work has been published in The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, CityLab, The Nation, Teen Vogue, New Republic, Hyperallergic, Artsy and GARAGE.
Her career experience ranges from being the assistant editor for Assemble Papers—one of the few publications looking at housing as a human right in Australia—to reporting on migration, reproductive justice and political movements in Mexico and Honduras; to assisting in fashion at Vogue.com.au and the Financial Times; to working as a culture-based creative consultant for New York- and Mexico City-based Savvy Studios.She holds an MA in Journalism from Columbia University, where she specialised in urbanism and architecture through complementary studies at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation and Planning. Her master’s thesis explored place branding in Mexico City, while her research on modernist Uruguayan architect Mauricio Cravotto was included in (Radical) Functionalism in Latin America, published by Columbia University Office of Publications in 2019.
She currently moves between California, Mexico and Dharawal country (Sydney, Australia).
For commissions, projects or collaborations please get in touch:
annette.k.lin [at] gmail [dot] com
I ACKNOWLEDGE ALL FIRST PEOPLES AND SOVEREIGN CUSTODIANS OF WHERE I PASS THROUGH AND EXTEND MY RESPECTS TO THEIR ELDERS AND ANCESTORS.