||SCOTT ARFORD / RADIOSONDE
SCOTT ARFORD (b. 1967) is one of the leading figures of new media
arts in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has produced numerous works
for sound and video including multichannel installations, live performances,
CD and DVD projects. He was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2005
Prix Ars Electronica. Arford has shown his work at the San Francisco
Museum of Modern Art, the Sounding Festivals in Guangzhou, China and
Taipei, Taiwan, the LEM festival in Barcelona, Spain, Liquid Architecture
in Melbourne, Australia, the Festival de Video/Arte/Eolectronica in
Lima, Peru, Sonic Light in Amsterdam, and the Center for Contemporary
Arts in Kitakyushu, Japan.
Arford received a Bachelor of Architecture from the College of Architecture
and Design at Kansas State University in 1991. He is currently an
instructor at the California College of Arts in Oakland, CA.
In 1995 Arford founded 7hz, a warehouse/performance space. From 1995
to 2002, 7hz was San Francisco's leading venue for noise and experimental
music featuring numerous international artists including Francisco
Lopez, Kit Clayton, Blechdom from Blectum, Zbignew Karkowski, The
Haters, Mayuko Hino, and John Duncan. It still used as a studio and
workspace for Arford and others.
Scott Arford has acted as an adviser to 23five for many years and
has performed extensively through the organization, notably for the
Third, Fifth, and Tenth Activating The Medium Festivals.