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Wang Yuyang was born in the Heilongjiang province, China, in 1979. He graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts with an MA in 2008 and currently teaches in the Department of Experimental Art. Wang Yuyang is one of the most accomplished Chinese artists of his generation, whose multi-medial practice encompasses sculpture, painting, photography and video. At the heart of Wang's oeuvre is the question of how technology - both cutting-edge and obsolete - affects and challenges our perception of everyday life. Many of his works incorporate modern technology, such as motors, lights and electricity, but reference traditional Chinese philosophy; both ancient, contemporary and historical. Wang Yuyang questions the experience of technology - that is, our interactions with the digital and the robotic - while utilizing everyday objects to create the illusion of futurism.Read More
Wang Yuyang's work was the subject of the solo show One Painting, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China (2009). He has also exhibited in major museum group shows, including Thingworld - International Triennial of New Media Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China (2014); ON/OFF: China's Young Artists in Concept & Practice, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (2013) etc.
Text courtesy Tang Contemporary Art.
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