Yang Chen (Dim) is an media artist, designer, and developer based in Beijing and London. He is interested in exploring the complex relationships between human cognition, emotions, and our shared reality.
Transitioning from consciousness to matter and from human to machine, his areas of interest encompass:
- The influence of narrative emotion and STORYTELLING on the collective human subconsciousness and behaviour.
- The role of physical INTERACTION in brain neuroscience and spatial cognition.The development of methods for visualising and engaging with large amounts of DATA.
- The use of abstract nodes, graphs, and patterns to establish INTERDISCIPLINARY connections.
- The investigation of how machine learning can comprehend human CREATIVITY.
He accrued a wide range of experience in product design, data visualisation, and artificial intelligence while pursuing his bachelor's degree in Software Engineering at the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. As a student in the MA Digital Direction programme at the Royal College of Art, he collaborated on intelligent decision systems with Imperial College, worked with a Beijing-based start-up on personal knowledge and information management tools, and participated in exhibitions at IRCAM Paris.
Beyond working as a technical artist, his interests also extend to visual design, synthesizer music, and the fusion of science and art.