Kai-Luen Liang is a Chinese-American composer and sound artist based in Los Angeles. His work/research is interested in exploring various dimensions of sound and digital media as it relates to technology and erasure, surveillance/prediction, algorithmic divination, identity and migration, and data hacking. He received his undergraduate in Asian American Studies from UC Santa Barbara and a MFA from California Institute of the Arts in Music Technology as well as a specialization at the Center for Integrated Media.
His work has been shown at XCOAX Conference for Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X,South By South West(SXSW2017), ARS Electronica, Beijing 751 Design Week, Małopolski Ogród Sztuki and the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts Gallery. He has performed all over the world at venues and festivals including the Boiler Room (Beijing 2016), Shanghai International Jazz Festival, and Clockenflap Music Festival (Hong Kong). His music has been released on SVBKLT, Ran Music, Modern Sky, and Robox Neotech (Berlin).
He currently is associate faculty at California Institute of the Arts teaching at the Center For Integrated Media.