Sound artist and composer, Samson Young, studied music, philosophy, and gender studies at the University of Sydney and holds a Ph.D. in Music Composition from Princeton. His interdisciplinary projects are experienced in galleries and museums as well as concert halls and theatre spaces. Young is the inaugural winner of the Art Basel-BMW Art Journey Award, and in 2013 he was named Artist of the Year (media art) by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Other honors include an honorary mention at the digital music and sound art category of Prix Ars Electronica, a Jury Selection award at the 15th Japan Media Art Festival, and the New York Society for New Music Brian M. Israel Prize. He participated in the Asia Triennial Manchester, the Moscow Biennale of Young Art, and also at group exhibitions at Amos Anderson Museum, Helsinki, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Switzerland, Today Art Museum, Beijing, and Museum of Contemporary Arts, Taipei.