Wang Haiyang (b. 1984, Shandong) combines the twinned forms of painting and animation to expand the rhetorical scope of these two media. Shortly after graduating from the printmaking department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, he began to create psychologically charged animated sequences, playing on unlikely formal connections among disparate elements.
“New Directions: Wang Haiyang” premieres a meticulously produced stop-motion animation Wall Dust (2016) and five experimental films: The Proof of Existence, Communication, Golden Breath, Seize the Moment or the Moment Seizes Me, and The Invisible Hand. Read more.