Val was raised in so-called Los Angeles by parents who immigrated from the island Taiwan. Val is a first-generation scholar, who’s academic background in civil engineering and hydrology led them to their current work as an environmental geographer with an interest in climate change impacts on environmental soundscapes and relationships to land. Art, sound, and storytelling are ways of knowing central to Val’s approach for building understanding impact around on their work. Val is exceptionally excited to work with their collaborator Jay A. Baker and in community with other SFAI residents during Val’s time in residency.
2023 Changing Climate
Corvallis, Oregon USA