Xiaowei R. Wang

Xiaowei R. Wang in front of a cityscape at dusk.

Xiaowei R. Wang is an artist, geographer, organizer and coder. Their work centers community empowerment, technology and ecology, with an emphasis on building life sustaining elements and possibilities outside of capitalist systems. Their collaborative project FLOAT Beijing created air quality-sensing kites to challenge censorship and was an Index Design Awards finalist. Other projects have been featured by the New York Times, BBC, CNN, VICE and elsewhere. Their most recent project, The Future of Memory, was a recipient of the Mozilla Creative Media Award. They are the author of the book Blockchain Chicken Farm: And Other Stories of Tech In China’s Countryside and one of the lead facilitators of Logic School, an organizing community for tech workers.