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Alexander Chen

Conductor: from Alexander Chen on Vimeo.

Alexander Chen is currently living in Brooklyn, New York. Chen has done interactive work for the past 9 years with companies such as The Barbarian Group and Google Creative Lab. As a musician, Chen is a multi-instrumentalist who performs live on viola under musical monikers The Consulate General and Boy in Static. His first recordings were released in 2004 by Markus Acher (The Notwist). Chen created Sonata for the Unaware in 2002, a piece which generated music from video footage of Philadelphia subway commuters. In 2010, Chen launched, which turned the New York subway system into a string instrument