RAM SOUND: Sonic transmission Vol.4
Mar 23, 2013 Saturday 19:00
1F, Associate Mission Building (Shanghai 169 Yuanmingyuan Road)
This event is supported by ArtsNetworkAsia and BM SPACE
Samson Young (b.1979) – composer, sound artist and media artist. Received training in computer music and composition at Princeton University under the supervision of computer music pioneer Paul Lansky. Currently an assistant professor in sonic art and physical computing at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. Principle investigator at the Laboratory for Ubiquitous Musical Expression (L.U.M.E), and artistic director of experimental sound advocacy organization Contemporary Musiking.
In 2007, he became the first from Hong Kong to receive the Bloomberg Emerging Artist Award for his audio-visual project “The Happiest Hour.” In 2009, CNN’s global portal CNNgo named him one of the top “20 people to watch in Hong Kong.” His brainwave non-performance “I am thinking in a room, different from the one you are hearing in now” received a Jury Selection award at the Japan Media Art Festival, and an honorary mention at the digital music and sound art category of Prix Ars Electronica. He was Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s artist associate in the 2008/09 season, an organization for whom he had created a number of multimedia music productions.... Read More
A Shanghai based composer, sound artist and phonographer.
Founder of “BM ” Art Space(www.bmspace.org).
As an independent composer, his range of work includes live music performance, audiovisual, contemporary dance, physical theatre and film.
Free admission, reservation is required.