5/31『域外音』：楊嘉輝, Samson Young
楊嘉輝, Samson Young
二零零七年， 楊嘉輝以裝置計劃《快樂時光》獲得首屆彭博（Bloomberg）新一代藝術家獎，自始開始活躍於音樂廳以外的藝廊、博物館、劇場等各類藝術場域。其後，楊嘉輝在「奧地利媒體藝術節電子藝術大奬」（Prix Ars Electronica）中，獲頒聲音藝術榮譽獎。其他獎項包括：第十五屆日本新媒體藝節互動藝術組評審推薦獎、紐約現代音樂協會（New York Society for New Music）Brian M. Israel 獎等。曾被美國有線新聞網絡（CNN）的環球網站選為 「Top 20 People to Watch in Hong Kong」之一。二零一三年，獲香港藝術發展局頒發媒體藝術界別「年度最佳藝術家」獎。
Originally trained in music composition, Samson Young’s (b.1979) creative outputs now manifest in a variety of media and across disciplinary divide. His works are seen and heard in galleries, museums, concert halls and performance spaces.
In 2007, he became the recipient of the inaugural Bloomberg Emerging Artist Award with his audio-visual project The Happiest Hour,which marked his entry into the worlds of art outside of the concert hall. 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. CNN’s global portal identified him as one of the “Top 20 People to Watch in Hong Kong,” and in 2013 he was named "Artist of the Year" in the Media Art category by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.
Young received a Ph.D in composition at Princeton University under the supervision of computer music pioneer Paul Lansky. In 2007, he founded the experimental sound advocacy organization Contemporary Musiking. He was Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s Artist Associate in the 2008 – 2009 concert season. He is currently an assistant professor at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.