Michael Wang, Arts Center Residency 2019

Michael Wang

Michael Wang is a New York-based artist born in Olney, MD. He uses systems that operate on a global scale as media for art: climate change, species distribution, resource allocation and the global economy.
His solo exhibitions include:
World Trade, Foxy Production, NY (2017)
Extinct in the Wild, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy (2017)
RIVALS, Andrea Rosen, NY (2014-15)
His group exhibitions include:
Manifesta 12, Palermo, Italy (2018)
XX Bienal de Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Valparaíso, Chile (2017)
Parcours, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland (2016)
Michael is a recipient of:
Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant, New York City, 2017
Curate Award, Fondazione Prada and Qatar Museums Authority, Milan and Doha, 2014

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First Forest, 2018. From the series "The Drowned World." Polypodiopsida, Cycadopsida, and Araucariaceae species installed in coal gas plant; irrigation system; stainless steel viewing platform. Dimensions variable. Manifesta 12, Palermo, Italy. Photo: artist's own.