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You-Sheng Zhang

co-founder of Volume DAOCity

He is a co-founder of Volume DAO. Since 2010, Zhang has been an organizer of an experimental music label called Kandala Records. In 2012, he and Dawang Huang’s collaborative field recording works Minkoku Hyakunen won Honorary Mention of Sound Art and Digital Musics at Ars Electronica. Since 2018, Zhang has started to study the principles of blockchain and crypto currency. In the October of 2021, he and some artists and collectors co-founded Volume DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization focused on creation, collection, exhibition and education of art and NFT on blockchain. Now Volume DAO has curated two exhibitions “Do Machines Dream of NFT?” (2022) and “Generative Taipei On-Site” (2023). Zhang has a PhD degree in Political Science and keeps writing critiques about performing art and the phenomenon of Web3. His articles can be found at websites like ARTouch, ARTalks and No Man’s Land.Last Updated: 2023.08




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