Born 1979 in Hong Kong
Samson Young lives and works in Hong Kong
Samson Young’s recent solo exhibitions include Jameel Art Centre, Dubai, Ordet Milan, both 2021, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo 2020, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, The University of Edinburgh, Vancouver, International Centre for Contemporary Art Asian Art, Vancouver, all 2019, M+ Pavillion, Hong Kong 2018, and Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 2016, among others.
In 2017, Samson Young represented Hong Kong in the 57th Venice Biennale.
He has been the recipient of the 2015 BMW Art Journey Award, the 2018 Hong Kong Art Centre Honorary Fellowship as well as the 2020 Sigg Prize, among others.
His works are part of public collections such as The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, SMART Museum, Chicago, M+ Museum, Hong Kong and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Altar music (liturgy for an indecisive believer), 2022
06-09-21 (which side are you on), 2021
11-11-21 (nervous trees), 2021
Sonata for Smoke, 2020
Support Structure #15, 2019
Lullaby (World Music), 2017
Bookshelf music, 2017