Michael Ang is a Berlin-based artist and engineer working at the intersection of art, engineering and human experience. His works use technology to enhance our understanding of natural phenomena, modulate social interaction, and bridge the divide between the virtual and physical. He creates light objects, interactive installations, and open source software tools that build towards a future of humane technology focused on people and the environment.
Michael’s work has been exhibited at NASA Ames Research Center for Yuri’s Night, transmediale, Gray Area Foundation For The Arts, Art Hack Day, Natalie Jeremijenko’s OOZ, the Sony Wonder Technology Lab, the Page Street Community Garden, and has been featured in MAKE Magazine and The Creators Project. At Snibbe Interactive he was the lead engineer for interactive installations for the California Academy of Sciences and a pavilion at the Beijing Olympics. As a proponent of open source technology, he has contributed to the Internet Archive BookReader, Linux kernel and Firefox browser. He holds a Master’s Degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at New York University and a BASc in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada.