Rene Yung is an artist, writer, cultural activist, and designer, whose transdisciplinary works connect people, place, and history, to articulate the hidden and give form to the overlooked. Founder of Chinese Whispers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to giving voice to the under-told history of the Chinese in the American West, Yung has collaborated with institutions including the Stanford Archaeology Center; exhibited at international and national venues including TransCulture, part of the 46th Venice Biennale, the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, and San Jose Museum of Art; and completed public art commissions including from the San Francisco Arts Commission. Awards include grants from the California Arts Council, Creative Work Fund, Humanities California, and the Exploratorium’s Urban Fellowship. Residencies include at Headlands Center for the Arts, Montalvo Center for the Arts, and Hedgebrook Writers Residency. A graduate of Stanford University, Yung is a native of Hong Kong now transplanted in San Francisco.