András Gál was born in Hungary. He studied History, Aesthetics and Art History in Budapest, but after college, he wanted to go abroad and travel. As nothing seemed to be more of an adventure than living in China for a while, András moved to Nanjing in 2012 where he spent four years studying Art Theory and Chinese language while becoming part of the foreign musical scene of the city. He likes playing guitar and contemplating about jazz, films, literature and contemporary art. After obtaining his master’s degree in 2016, András found island6 in Shanghai and soon became part of the creative team.