Gabby Wen (b. 1995) is an improviser, composer, sound/performance artist, who often employs improvisation, synthesis and movement. Born in Taishan, Guangdong, raised in Shenzhen and the East Bay, she is currently based in San Francisco, CA. She embraces the stochastic and disordered nature of the reality, the obsolete, and the dysfunctional, but equally appreciates the peace and the unwavering. Works with code, modular synthesizers, homemade electronics, field recordings, guqin (Chinese seven-stringed zither), amplified found objects, body & more.
Gabby holds a BA in Art & Technology from Mills College, where she studied electronic & electroacoustic music composition, improvisation, contemporary art, coding and audio circuit design under instructions of James Fei, Chris Brown, Maggi Payne, and John Bischoff.
Works have been presented at SF Tape Music Festival, Active Music Series, Luggage Store Gallery Creative Music Series, SIMM Series, Oakland Freedom Jazz Society, and MAGMA Shenzhen. Lecture Translation: NOT YOUR WORLD MUSIC - Noise in Southeast Asia at OCAT Shenzhen (C-drik & Dickson Dee).
曾就讀Mills College，師從費正廷，Chris Brown，Maggi Payne 和 John Bischoff ，學習電子作曲，即興表演，新媒體藝術，編程以及音頻電路設計，獲得藝術與科技學士學位。