Born 1987, Changle, Shandong province, China. Lives and works in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.
Wang Yan, with a background of musical performance from Shandong University, was an attendee in International Relationships pre-master course in King’s College, University of London. After graduating from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design with a master degree, he is now a candidate of Ph.D in Institute of Contemporary Art and Social Thought of Inter-media Art, China Academy of Art. His research spans a wide range of fields including Contemporary Art, Curatorial Practice, Asian Local Situations, Music and Society, etc. In 2012, he cooperated with Camden Council and Desis Network in the Community Renewal Program (London), and acted as the ambassador of “Made In Arts London”. Since 2013, he is devoted to the “Till We Have Faces” Asian Society and Art Research Program jointly with Dr. Huang Sunquan (Taiwan).