Albert Abdul-Barr Wang is a Los Angeles-based conceptual painter, photographer, tapestry, and installation artist. His projects focus on cinema theory in relation to painting, open-ended sampling, glitches in artificially intelligent identities, the genetic language of post-Minimalism, and the architectonics of sociopolitical violence via technology and social media.
Wang was born in Brooklyn, New York City. Currently he is a MFA student in art at the ArtCenter College of Design. He received his BFA in Photography & Digital Imaging at the University of Utah; he has exhibited at Postmasters Gallery, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Filter Space, Equity Gallery, Texas Photographic Society, and Tiger Strikes Asteroid. Also he has been an artist-in-residence at the School for Visual Arts and a recipient of the Working Artist Org grant.