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Andrew Yang

A man wearing glasses and a black t-shirt stands in front of a wall with text written in various scripts repeatedly saying "matter" in addition to adjectives such as "single," "true," and "slow."

Andrew Yang

Photo: Nathan Keay © MCA Chicago


Andrew Yang explores the interwoven matrix of the cultural and the natural. His work has been exhibited from Oklahoma to Yokohama, and his recent installation IO-OX: a Dialogue Concerning Two World Systems was included in the 14th Istanbul Biennial in 2015. His writing and research can be found in journals including Biological Theory, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Gastronomica, and Leonardo. This past year he was a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. Yang received an MFA from Lesley University College of Art and Design and a PhD in Biology from Duke University. He is an associate professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a research associate at the Field Museum of Natural History.