Randy H.Y. Yau is a curator, sound artist and designer who has been active in the sonic arts since 1993. He has produced multiple solo and collaborative audio works which have been distributed internationally. He has also performed extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Japan, and has recently performed China, Peru, and Australia. Yau founded and continues to co-curate Activating the Medium, an annual sonic arts festival which travels through Universities, museums and alternative art spaces across California including The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He also founded Auscultare Research, a record label releasing sound works from artists all over the world. He has conducted radio programs focused on sound art for over 11 years and continues to broadcast on KPFA’s “No Other Radio Network.” Since 1999, Yau has served as the Curatorial Director of 23five Incorporated, a non-profit sonic arts advocacy group based in San Francisco. He currently serves as the organization’s Executive Director. Yau holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Art and Design from California Polytechnic State University.


appearance at Tuned City
opening / 01.07.08