- BA(Hons) English and Politics, University of York, UK
- MA Arts and Cultural Management, LASALLE College of the Arts
Ailin Chin received her MA in Arts and Cultural Management from LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore, in 2016. Prior to pursuing her postgraduate studies, she worked as an arts educator at a local secondary school for five years, during which she also served as Arts Education Coordinator. Upon completion of her Masters degree, she joined The Substation, the oldest independent art space in Singapore, as Programme Manager for Education and Outreach. At The Substation, she was especially interested in alternative modes of exchanging knowledge; some of her programmes include the School of Uncommon Knowledge, an experiment in alternative modes of education, as well as The Concerned Citizens Programme, a six-month mentorship programme for young people interested in creative interventions into the ways space is produced and regulated in the city.