Alice Wang was born in Xi’an in 1983, and she lives and works between Los Angeles and Shanghai. Wang received her BSc in Computer Science and International Relations from the University of Toronto, BFA from the California Institute of the Arts, and MFA from New York University. She makes sculptures, drawings, videos, prints, and experimental films. Wang has recently co-organised The Magic Hour, an outdoor platform in the high desert of Twentynine Palms, California for artists to experiment with creative ideas.
Wang has presented solo exhibitions in art spaces including CAPSULE SHANGHAI; Human Resources, Los Angeles; and 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica. She has participated in group exhibitions presented by or in, among others, the K11 Art Foundation; the Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena; and the Moscow Museum of Modern Art. She has also lectured in the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing and the Shanghai Himalayas Museum. Wang was a fellow of Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and a Villa Aurora fellow in Berlin. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Arts at NYU Shanghai.