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Samson Young

Muted Situations #22: Muted Tchaikovsky’s 5th, 2018. Single-channel HD video, 45 minutes, 12-channel sound installation, carpet.
Installation view: "SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium & Engagement", Biennale of Sydney, 2018.
Palazzo Gundane (homage to the myth-maker who fell to earth), 2017. Silk-screen print on vinyl cover, felt tip pen on vinyl records, 3D-printed nylon, vitrine of found objects, movable curtain system, neon, video, animation and 10-channel sound installation. Image courtesy the artist.
Possible Music #1 (feat. NESS & Shane Aspegren)
Installation view: "One Hand Clapping" at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2018.
Samson Young (b. 1979) lives and works in Hong Kong. He received an M.Phil in music composition, University of Hong Kong (2007), and PhD in music composition from Princeton University (2013). Recent solo exhibitions include A Dark Theme Keeps Me Here, I’ll Make Broken Music, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany (2016); One of Two Stories, or Both (Field Bagatelles), Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK, (2017); and Songs for Distaster Relief World Tour, M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong (2018). Young represented Hong Kong at the 57th Venice Biennale (2017).