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 Experimental Art department of the same school. 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.
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); Image History Existence, TAIKANG Life 15th Anniversary Art Collection Exhibition, National Art Museum of China (2011); Reflections of Minds – MoCA Shanghai Envisage III, MoCA Shanghai, Shanghai, China (2010); China China China!, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (2009); Real Realm-Freakishness, Modern Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan (2009); First White Rabbit Show, White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney, Australia (2009); Jiong, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China (2008); Cine Cine Cine!!! Chinese Contemporary Art Beyond the Global Market, Palazzo Strozzino, Florence, Italy (2008); and Coming from Life, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China (2006).
Wang Yuyang lives and works in Beijing, China.