Hi, this is Yang Wang’s personal site. He is a Technologist, Designer, and Researcher based in New York.
Got an interesting project? I am always open to collaborations!
At 2017, He founded an interactive studio with his partner Zhenzhen Qi, please go to Power Nap Studio.
He also formed an art and research collective Zhenzhen Qi – zzyw:
zzyw is an art and research collective formed by Yang Wang and Zhenzhen Qi in New York, 2017. It produces software application, installation, and text as instruments to examine the cultural, political and educational imprints of computational objects.zzyw.org
Yang is a designer, a computational media artist, and a software developer based in Brooklyn, New York. He is the co-founder and Director of Art & Technology of New York-based research & production studio Power Nap, Besides creating his own artwork and working with QI Zhenzhen.
He also works as a Technical Artist & Developer for simulation artist Ian Cheng founded production company MetisSuns since 2016. He is a full-time creative technologist at the LAB studio in Rockwell Group. He is a member of New Museum led art & tech. incubator NEW INC for the year of 2019 to 2020, and recently awarded a Technology Residency at the New York based art institution Pioneer Works. He was the former Technical Director of Shanghai based new media art agency OUTPUT Lab, and was the former Interaction Designer at New York Financial District based interaction design firm Potion.
Throughout Yang’s practice, computation serves as both a tool for art-making, and the subject of study. His work utilizes simulation to recreate conditions for critical examination.
Yang holds a BA from University of Science & Technology, Beijing (USTB) in Artistic Design and graduated from the Interactive Telecommunication Program (ITP), New York University, with a MPS in 2014.