Hi, this is Yang Wang’s personal site. He is a Designer, Researcher and Software Developer. His things are all over the place. Please check out the links below for the things he has done.
For 商业项目 experiential clients projects, he founded a studio, please go to Power Nap Studio 电力小睡.
Power Nap designs and develops experiential web, simulations, mobile experiences and interactive installations.
Our collaborations with commercial entities, cultural, educational institutions enable us to produce interactive experiences that are intuitive and meaningful. Our work has shown in places like The Palace Museum of China, Cleveland Museum of Arts, MoMA, National Museum of China, Power Station of Arts and many more.
He also formed an art and research collective with his partner 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 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.