Hi, this is zzyw. zzyw is a new media arts/design studio founded at 2013 by Yang Wang & Zhenzhen Qi when the two got married after they met each other at ITP.
zzyw makes digital interactivity and algorithmic graphics, if you ask in terms of what are they, they include video games, installations, apps, websites and much more.
Zhenzhen and Yang work together a lot, but they also create their own projects.
Yang Wang is a new media artist, a designer and a creative technologist. He has worked for New York award-winning interactive design studio Potion as its first interactive designer; for Center for Urban Science & Progress NYU, Innovative Lab at HAVAS Worldwide.
Yang studied Graphic Design before ITP
Zhenzhen Qi is an art educator, a new media artist and a creative technologist. She is a doctorate candidate at Columbia University, Teacher's College focusing on new media art education.
She is also an adjunct professor at Baruch College and Columbia University teaching new media arts, and a workshop host at 2017 creative tech week, and a fellow of Columbia University's Creatie Technology Curriculum.
Zhenzhen studied Applied Math before ITP
Chinatown Soup, New York, NY, US
May, 2016 BHQFU Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, US
Apr, 2016 BHQFU Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, US Exhibit: Calm Before/After the Storm
Aug, 2015 Governor's Island, New York, NY, US Governor's Island Art Festival
June, 2015 Saranac Gallery, Spokane, WA, US
May, 2015 The Laboratory Gallery, Spokane, WA, US
July, 2015 FLEX Gallery, Shanghai, China Exhibit: The Introspective Game
Sep,2014 Microsoft, New York, NY NYC Media Lab - The Future Interfaces
July, 2013 Alys Beach, FL, US Digital Graffiti Finalist
At 2016, after they moved from Chinatown, Manhattan to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. They converted their loft-y new home to an event venue Discourse.
Discourse is an independent project led by artist & designer Yang Wang and Zhenzhen Qi. Discourse hosts small-gathering discussions about New Media Art and Design. The talk usually runs for about half an hour, followed by discussions, conversations, showcase of recent projects, silly fun things, food, drink, more food etc.
Zhenzhen Qi's practice blog ( ZZ's recent experiments and teaching notes ):
Zhenzhen's portfolio site:
Zhenzhen also keeps a blog about inspiring projects