Art Practitioners

Art Readers aims to provide a brief introduction to the work of active art practitioners, whence enhancing the public's interest in Hong Kong art as well as offering them a general idea of the art development in Hong Kong. The information gathered for this purpose is also used as the basic data for further study by its researchers. In this section, 'art practitioners' are grouped under the headings of artists, curators, researchers, critics, reporters, groups/organizations/projects etc.

Artists
  ARCHER, Carol HO Chun-yu, Jerry LEE Mei-kuen, Carol TSANG Chui-mei
  AU, Gavin HO Hang-yi LEE Suet-ying TSANG Kim-wa
  AU Hoi-lam HO Sin-tung LEE, Winus TSE Kin-wah,Galen
  CHAK Chung-ho Dr. HO Siu-kee LEUNG, Ka-Yin TSE Lok-lun, Laurence
  CHAN, Doreen HUI, Philip LO, Virginia TSE, Sara
  CHAN, Kwong-wah HUI, Phoebe Dr. LO Yuk-yin,
Lucille
WEN Yau
  CHAN Kwong-yuen, Dick HUI, Wai-keung MAK, Vincent WONG Chun-hei
  CHAN Pui-leng,
Peggy
KO, Celia Dr. MAN Ching-ying, Phoebe WONG Chung-yu
  CHEN, Movana Dr. KU Shuk-mei,
Agnes
NG, Kingsley WONG, Fiona
  CHENG Yee-man (Gum) LAI Chun-ling, Dick NG Po-lin, Noelle WONG, Nicole
  CHEUK Ka-wai,
Cherie
Dr. LAI, Linda SHIEH, Wilson Dr. WONG, Kacey
  CHEUNG Kai Sun,
Suzy
LAI Wai-yi, Monti SHAM, Debe WONG, Tiana
  CHEUNG, Clara LAM Keith SHUM, Violet WONG Wo-bik
  CHEUNG Sze-lit LAM Wai-kit SIN, Stephanie WU Chun-yin , Aries
  CHEUNG Wai-sze, Rachel LAM Yau-sum SIY Tak-yin, Takin YEUNG Kwok-fan,
Margaret
  CHIN, Poki LAM Yuk-lin SO, Tina YIM Wai-wai
  CHO, Wing-ki LAM Laam, Jaffa SO Wai-yi, Zoie YIU Miu-lai, Joe
  CHO, Yeou-jui LAU Chi-chung SOON, Winnie YU Bellini Guy Tse
  CHOW Chun-fai LAU Ching-ping SUEN, Leon Dr. YU Wai-luen, Francis
  CHOW, Justin LAU Hanison TAM Kar-wing YU, Solomon
  CHU, Margaret LAU Pui-yiu, Alice TANG Kwok-hin YUEN Kin-leung, Maru (yuenjie)
  FONG, Silas LAW Jamsen, TANG Shue-fung YUEN Yuen-ho
  FUNG Ming Sum LAW Man-lok, (Lawman) TANG Ying-mui,
Grace
 
  FUNG Suk-ha, Yvette LEE Chun-fung Dr. TANG Ying-chi, Stella  
  GARCIA, Livia LEE, Claire TONG, Damon  
  HAO, Benjamin LEE, Louise    
  HO, Carol      

 

   
  ARCHER, Carol
Archer's work explores ambiguous border places/states and responds to the natural and urban environments in Hong Kong, Macau and Australia.
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  AU, Gavin
Gavin Au sees his art as a lifelong photography project, and also a journey into the history of photography. From making his own digital camera to the traditional wet plate processing, Au explores the hidden possibilities of photography through various media.
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  AU Hoi-lam
AU's works are led by sensibilities, passions and love, and realised by delicate craftsmanship. She focuses on daily matters and minute details and, without rational interference, arrives at a perfect way of expression which is to be savoured .
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  CHAK Chung-ho
CHAK's paintings have been focusing on the nature of visual arts. In recent years, he has been actively exploring the notion of "What is Chinese art" in search of its origin and essence from different perspectives.
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  CHAN, Doreen
Various elements in everyday life are the interests and inspirations of Chan’s creation. Working with images, videos and installations, she relates herself to the surrounding environments. She believes that “Images are just materials for creation”.
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  CHAN, Kwong Wah
A local independent creator and visual artist, who has transitioned from the period in Oil Street since 2009 to Cattle Depot Artist village now. CHAN predominately works in painting and multi-media imaging.
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  CHAN Kwong-yuen, Dick
CHAK's paintings have been focusing on the nature of visual arts. In recent years, he has been actively exploring the notion of "What is Chinese art" in search of its origin and essence from different perspectives.
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  CHAN Pui-leng, Peggy
CHAN’s works multi-media works are inspired mainly by her daily-life experiences and its imagination, exploring the triangular relationship between the individual, the city and the nature.
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  CHEN, Movana
CHAK's paintings have been focusing on the nature of visual arts. In recent years, he has been actively exploring the notion of "What is Chinese art" in search of its origin and essence from different perspectives.
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CHENG Yee-man (Gum)
CHENG works with a number of media including painting, performance, photography, video and installation. His artworks explore and criticise politics, social issues and the art eco-system.

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  CHEUK Ka-wai, Cherie
Cherie combines traditional elements and personal imaginations in her gongbi paintings to delicately depict the world she perceives. She usually grabs inspirations from literature, movies and myths. Themes she concerns include time, memory, life, and emotions, etc.
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  CHEUNG Kai Sun, Suzy
CHEUNG uses clay to draw upon her perceptions of nature and extensions of life experiences.
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  CHEUNG, Clara
Clara Cheung likes exploring new-media art in a low-tech fashion, and often conducts performance art projects in collaboration with groups like C&G and Project 226. Informed by children’s toys and scientific experiments, her recent works are trying to reinterpret and respond to various contemporary issues such as pollution and nuclear problems.
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CHEUNG Sze-lit
Oil painting and drawing are the main media in Cheung's art making. By exploring his background and temperaments, he wishes to understand himself, art and the world.

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  CHEUNG Wai-sze, Rachel
CHEUNG experiments the vulnerability of ceramic material and the precarious state of the work-in-progress as a metaphor to explore issues in material and form relationships, and the important element in equilibrium.
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  CHIN, Poki
CHIN is a visual artist interested in exploring the relationship between fairy tales and the world of reality, and that between personal memories and collective memories, by a range of media including photography, drawing and painting.
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CHO, Wing-ki
CHO specializes in oil painting and print-making. Most of her works depict the urban life and people in Hong Kong.
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CHO, Yeou-jui
Wall, shadow, decay, and texture have been the subject matters of CHO's paintings. In recent years, she has been working on landscapes from broader perspective in exploring the passage of time. She makes use of the technique of misty and water stained effect with a view to constructing ambiguous visual imagery, as said in The Diamond Sutra , "everything is but an illusion".
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  CHOW Chun-fai
CHOW’s painting takes references from classical images. Italo Calvino’s Why Read the Classics (1981) becomes the foundation of his works: “The classics are books which exercise a particular influence, both when they imprint themselves on our imagination as unforgettable, and when they hide in the layers of memory disguised as the individual’s or the collective unconscious.”

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  CHOW, Justin
CHOW creates his artworks to connect human and social matters with an attempt to study the influence of art on human and their situations.

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  CHU, Margaret
CHU specialises in producing large-scale paper sculpture with environmentally friendly materials.  Her works combine fairy tale imagination and social conditions in reality, with the aim to explore the ideal world pursued by man.
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  FONG, Silas
FONG works with moving images especially on video. His research topics include time and space, with particular focus on the subtleness between city life and interpersonal relationships, and art theories in old and new media. H e is currently experimenting on alternative narration in the construction of memories.
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  FUNG Ming Sum
FUNG’s works emphasize on the spiritual state and atmosphere in the course of painting. While representing people and objects, she strives to achieve visual balance on the pictorial surfaces, colours and brushstrokes, and seeks stability among turbulence.
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  FUNG Suk-ha, Yvette
FUNG works on landscape painting. She employs cutting and mending of painting canvas as a way to re-think and re-develop the relationship between man and the nature.
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  GARCIA, Livia
GARCIA's work emphasizes creation of the immaterial that goes beyond the material surface of objects. She is interested in the making process and the subconscious, often pointing back to the basic question of what art is.
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  HAO, Benjamin
HAO is interested in exploring and experiencing the relationship and memories between environment and man, and examining the idea of localism through a range of media such as hand-made paper, drawing and painting.
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  HO, Carol
HO attempts to bring viewers a fresh visual experience by filtering out the original messages of source images from the mass media through smashing, interlacing and de-contextualizing them in her works.
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  HO Chun-yu, Jerry
HO’s works look into the dialectical process in things, rethinks issues concerning Hong Kong Chinese of our times. He believes art is a verb, an adjective instead of a noun.
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  HO Hang-yi
HO’s works wants to express a kind of diasporic identity reflected in the mixed feeling of hatred, love, anxiety, familiarization and uncertainty in the places she is living in.
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Dr. HO Siu-kee
Most of Ho's artworks begin with the exploration of his bodily experience and appear as self-portraitures by employing different media, such as sculpture, photography and video. The artistic presentation materialises and projects the innate personal experience as a means of expression which is expected to make up the communication between the "Self" and the "Others".

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  HO Sin-tung
HO works on a wide range of media to investigate her vision about death or the loss of life or things.
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  HUI, Philip
Hui takes art elements from classical Eastern and Western Art and creates his art with allegorical ideas and fictional scenes to express human nature and the different encounters in real life. Phillip also tries to explore the relationship and coexistence between people and the environment.
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  HUI, Phoebe
HUI is an interdisciplinary artist who is working in the idea of text as language, method of communication in the system of music, technology in art, and the interactive relationship between them. Recent project has been extended to literary theory and interface design.
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  HUI, Wai-keung
HUI perceives the universe and creates new concept via art. He has been studying various topics and exploring different media, hoping to see new possibilities in art, but still finds himself wandering around in the mist.
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  KO, Celia
KO is a painter whose works express her fascination with observing people in an intimate distance or from afar, although people may not be her only subject. She also uses mixed media and installation work to explore her family history and cultural background.
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  Dr. KU Shuk-mei, Agnes
A sociologist by profession, Agnes traverses art photography, writing and sociology in relating personal stories to broader socio-cultural meanings, with a keen interest in exploring the relations among memory, time, and urban space.
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  LAM, Keith
LAM's kinetic and interactive artworks are cleverly made to reflect the qualities of materials. The artist's long-term interest in associating stories of a place/time/space from multiple angles has resulted in a body of works which brings powerful and continuous emotional impact to his viewers.
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  LAI Chun-ling, Dick
A visual artist who always uses his body and repeating behaviors to explore personal frustration, and the relationship between self and environment.
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  LAM Wai-kit
LAM is a visual artist and her media include photography, video art and text. Her research topics are construction of identity and the interrelationship between individuals and the surrounding circumstances.
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  LAM Yau-sum
LAM makes sculptures or paintings from contemporary industrial wastes to exemplify the concept of Chinese traditional landscape, and to further explore the ever-transforming urban ecological scene .
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  LAM Yuk-lin
Lam adopts multi-media in her creativity.   Her recent works focus on large scale ‘site-specificity’ and ‘conceptualization’ installation work to explore the inter-relationships between ‘cultural development’ and ‘human activities’. 
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  Dr. LAi, Linda
As an artist-theorist, Linda focuses on video art and the tracing of computational thinking in contemporary art. Her artworks have a strong concern for the politics of language and micro/meta-narrativity, which take many formsfrom videos, generative visual narratives, installations to archiving as artistic experiments.
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  LAI Wai-yi, Monti
LAI explores in her art the relationship between human beings, the environment and the objects therein.
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  LAM Laam, Jaffa
LAM specialises in large-scale on-site sculptural installation, through which she explores the various roles of art/artists in relation to specific culture, history and society. Currently, she is experimenting the idea of “ recycled materials and humans ” in her new project entitled “ Micro Economy community project ”.
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  LAU Chi-chung
LAU sees himself as a flaneur whose work, primarily, explores the subject of lost time through photography and vintage items.
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  LAU Ching-ping
Using photography as a way to learn and to observe, a way of thinking and imagination, LAU adopts the notion of ‘photography as time’ to symbolise an alternative life style of saving and investment.
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  LAU, Hanison
LAU experiments on the boundary between past and present. His works usually start with his personal stories and things he loves, and unfold long-time and forgotten stories by creating visual images with timber and other ready-made objects.
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  LAU, Pui-yiu, Alice
LAU’s paintings are suggestion of temporary escape from everyday life. She creates a virtual space--a heterotopia, with elements from cityscape and illusions, to express and relieve her feelings and thoughts.
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  LAW, Jamsen
LAW investigates meanings, processes, and outcomes related to existence, consciousness, identity, life and environment through moving image, installation and theatre. His cross-disciplinary exploration allows him to develop new forms of expression.
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  LAW Man-lok, (Lawman)
LAW is a painter, but always defined as a conceptual artist. He is interested in the contemporariness of art and secular aesthetics. Currently, he is fascinated by the idea of re-modernization of Hong Kong.
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  LEE, Chun-fung
LEE is an artist, cultural producer and art educator. He, with a heart of civil disobedience, concerns himself with the development of local art. His works explore the interrelationship between individuals and the issues brought by the merging of individuals into a single body.
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LEE, Claire
LEE’s new project named Tofu & Violence uses tofu as metaphor to bring out messages of non-violence. The paintings in the project explore the spiritual strength and quality of human souls in times of pain while the photographs capture the unique dialogue between each participant and the tofu, telling different stories of life.  

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  LEE, Louise
LEE explores the subject of humanity through depicting human portraits and figures. The delicate layers and ephemeral quality of her charcoal drawings on timber express the coexistence of good and bad in life.
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  LEE Mei-kuen, Carol
LEE employs the invisible media of time and light to preserve individual memories in a visible form. At the same time, her works record what pass away too quickly for us to capture, and transform them into eternal images on paper.
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LEE Suet-ying
LEE considers art as something that enables her to find, to learn, and to understand people, matters and objects in everyday life.

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  LEE, Winus
LEE’s ceramic works investigate the issues of gender and consumerism and their inter-relationship.
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LEUNG, Ka-Yin
LEUNG likes observing from daily life and transforms her imagination into her work which combines Chinese painting and comics.

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  LO, Virginia
LO’s work is essentially her emotional reaction and reflection on her living place on a daily basis.
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  Dr. LO Yuk -yin, Lucille
LO 's works attempt to establish a visual language that is relevant to the cultural context of Hong Kong in the 21st century. Her present practice encompasses both Chinese and Western elements and concepts, depicting the city's social consciousness and phenomena in post - 1997 era.
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  MAK, Vincent
MAK's photographic works focuses on the documentation of the people who have received less concern in the society.
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  Dr. MAN Ching-ying, Phoebe
MAN always starts her work from self - exploration, reflecting on and challenging the established systems and concepts. She excels in the making use of specific visual language to express special ideas as a kind of communication with herself and society.
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  NG, Kingsley
NG focuses on establishing the relationship between his works, the exhibition space and its social context. He presents abstract ideas and forgotten matters through variou s media and in different forms, including interactive installation, public art ,sound and spatial designs.
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  NG Po-lin, Noelle
Noelle projects her sense of yearning and desire for disappeared spaces and faded memories; Rooted from personal experiences, her works also extend to explore existing values of ecological phenomena including social culture and history of livelihood.
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  SHIEH, Wilson
A painter and an illustrator, SHIEH is interested in image making and its connection to the viewer.
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  SHAM, Debe
Apart from digital media, Debe also makes use of glass and metal in her sculptures and works of public art. Her creative work revolves around issues of “Interactivity”, “Hong Kong Public Playground Culture” and “Interpersonal Communication in Different Situations”.
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  SHUM, Violet
SHUM explores the possibilities of using industrial materials, such as stainless steel, in the making of art. She is experimenting with the creation of a situation to examine the relationship between viewers and the artworks, and the issue of its interpretation.
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  SIN, Stephanie
SIN explores the paradox in life through fragments of her own experience in daily routines, and reveals it in her paintings in an abstract way.
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  SIY Tak-yin, Takin
SIY works in installation, sculpture and painting. She intends to pursue a perfect paradise in which is a world of love, peace and purity.
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  SO, Tina
Through her art works, Tina attempts to reflect on her relationship with society and its history , as well as the hidden forces that shape and define the contradictions and dichotomy of modern life.
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SO Wai-yi, Zoie
SO is an artist whose works explore the materiality and opacity of human-machine interfaces. She constructs intimate, playful and intellectually challenging spaces, using methods such as appropriation, encoding and programming, and a diverse range of media.
   
  SOON, Winnie
SOON is an artist and researcher, interests in network culture & data aesthetics. Her artistic practice ranges from digital print, interactive media to installation, interests in the interplay between media, culture and communications. Her projects often explores the intersection of art & technology through a variety of medium & experiments with communication technologies.
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  SUEN, Leon
SUEN is interested in exploring how the visual experience of an individual is shaping one's conception of oneself stealthily. He deploys his work mostly in photography and multimedia.
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  TAM Kar-wing
TAM likes to wander between new and old media, and attaches mostly on controversial and neglected social issues in his exploration.
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  TANG Kwok-hin
Tang starts the artistic path from continuous queries towards his native background. He blurs boundaries between art and life, and reveals intrinsic values by integrating creations with conflicts of human kinds. He often appropriates and reconstructs daily and personal contexts to narrate hidden stories in life which deal with growth, inheritance, freedom, capitalism, consumerism, politics, norms, etc.
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  TANG Shue-fung
TANG is a painter of modern urban life, concerning about the exhaustion and nervousness of city-dwellers resulted from the fast paced environment and the lack of normative lifestyle as a guidance in the modern urban life. A series of portraits depicting coincidental nuanced interactions between peoples and objects, and the glazed eyes, expressed the aformentioned psychological states, served as a record of our time.
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  Dr. TANG Ying-chi, Stella
TANG is a visual artist who works with a wide range of media, such as painting and fabric installation. Her works focus on issues related to Hong Kong context and cultural identity. Recent work talks about city and urbanization.
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  TANG Ying-mui, Grace
TANG examines the fragile condition of human's existence, in particular the restrictions imposed on people by the external environment by working with non-advanced technology, unsophisticated skills and materials used in manufacturing industries.
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  TONG, Damon
TONG studies the connections between segmentation and domestic affairs through a form of repetitive arrangement.
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  TSANG Chui-mei
TSANG intends to have subtle textures in her paintings, her expression of space is chaotic and symbolic.
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  TSANG Kim-wa
TSANG believes that one of the best way to experience life is to work hard, play hard and travel hard! Taking travel as a wonderful lesson for life, Kim records his journeys in photographs and text.
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  TSE Kin-wah, Galen
TSE’s works range from photography, Chinese ink art, as well as multi-media. His works are assemblage and integration of personal life experience and observation of people, objects and scenes in daily life, they embody Tse’s deep emotional viewpoints.
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  TSE Lok-lun, Laurence
TSE employs video, photography, sculpture and installation to meditate on the concept of circularity and how we respond to it.
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  TSE, Sara
TSE turns clay and bisque firing into tools of preserving memories, documenting traces left on the clay by personal objects which have vanished at high temperature.
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  WEN, Yau
As a cross-media artist, researcher, curator and writer, WEN has been concentrating on performance/live art and time-based media for the last few years. Her works often grapple with cultural difference and intimacy in public space.
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  WONG Chun-hei
WONG ‘s creation is about the interaction between human and nature, and the landscape painting that derived from it.
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  WONG Chung-yu
WONG employs painting and digital art in his art pursuit, and explores the possibility of programming and multimedia application in art. He studies the development of modern Chinese painting by merging digital technology into the Chinese context.
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  WONG, Fiona
WONG explores the possibilities of clay as a language of art and tries to locate it inside and outside the realm of contemporary art.
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  WONG, Nicole
Employing the multiple meanings of ready-made objects and text, WONG highlights in her works the relationship between breakthrough and control. She also singles out the poetry from the mundane prose of daily objects, patching up the details which are too often forgotten. 

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  Dr. WONG, Kacey
WONG's experimental art projects investigate the poetics of space between men and their living environment; his artworks embody a sense of humour and critical thinking.
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WONG, Tiana
WONG is addicted to space, books and text.  Her works, mainly in the form of installation, painting and books, always show an aura of silence.

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WONG Wo-bik
WONG always search for new ways of expression on matters related to the surrounding scenes or to the inner self.

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  WU Chun-yin , Aries
WU' s works are primarily oil paintings that intend to record the uncertainty of nature and explore the essence of "real" through the creative process of destruction and reconstruction of the painting scenes.
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  YEUNG Kwok-fan, Margaret
YEUNG integrates computer technology with Chinese ink painting and creates a new sense of hybrid and harmony in her works. YEUNG is interested in the development of contemporary Chinese culture in the age of computer.
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  YIM Wai-wai
YIM works with ceramics as her major creative medium and incorporates it with other materials to explore the triangular relationship between clay, the material body and soul, savouring the metaphors, meanings and imaginative space therein.
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YIU Miu-lai, Joe
YIU loves to explore ridiculous phenomena in urban city. Through her work, she brings to the audiences critical perspectives.

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  YU Bellini Guy Tse
Mainly installation incorporating rehabilitation aids, sound, light and shadow, Bellini’s works explore the subject of “Left”It refers to people who do not always do things in the “right” or correct way, or the usual, “normal” way. Thus, they often find themselves left behind or excluded by society.
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  YU Wai-luen, Francis
YU’s art practice revolves around painting. The combination of images, texts, objects and the ambience interest Francis most; he perceives painting not as a mere thing but an extended scene set up for bringing them together while each claims as much a part to constitute a totality. He has been exploring painting with different series of works which value its entity and qualities yet attempting to expand its boundaries. 
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  YU, Solomon
Primarily a painter, YU works to explore and expand painting’s possibility as a site of meaning production within and beyond its pictorial frame. He is interested in the tensions between painting’s content and context, and the potentials they present for a sensible yet critical discourse.
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YUEN Kin-leung, Maru (yuenjie)
YUEN works in live performance. He also explores other media such as dance, theatre, painting, writing and installation art. He calls his works “MARULIVEART”, which discuss about the issues of love, human nature, environment and society.

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YUEN Yuen-ho
YUEN explores issue on the continuation of life and tradition in culture mainly by means of timber support.
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Curators
  CHOW Pui-ha, Carol
CHOW adopts sociological approach in the study of photography as an artistic media. Her curatorial direction attempts to contextualize photographic work and to chart their socio-cultural significance, including identity and gender politics. 
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  Ho Chun-yu, Jerry
In his curatorial projects, Ho explores the intrinsic nature of photography and opens up possibilities of photography in the context of contemporary art.
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LAM, Andrew
LAM aims at forging an expanding glocal curatorial purview and innovative platform, gearing towards the advancing of insightful per

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LEUNG Chin-fung, Jeff
LEUNG is dedicated to curating exhibitions through which Hong Kong artists who live locally or abroad are introduced to more people. He is also devoted to the transformation of common spaces (e.g. bookstores, shopping malls) into vehicles for art displays. By writing about the art exhibitions in Hong Kong, LEUNG would like to collate the history of local art exhibitions.

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  IP Hiu-yin, Rachel
IP is investigating the possibilities of photography as contemporary art and the development of photography in Hong Kong.
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  TAM, Isabella
TAM works as curator at a public institution. She is interested in new forms of practices and issues in the development of Contemporary Art. In curating, she is focused on projects are research and process.
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  Dr. TANG Ying-chi, Stella
TANG focuses her curatorial concern on Hong Kong art by investigating the subject from a variety of perspectives. Privately, she is particularly interested in trying out different visual languages and unconventional ways to create art.
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  WONG, Blues
WONG is both a curator and critic who is interested in exploring unorthodox methods of looking at art , especially at photography.
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  WONG Wo-bik
WONG always tries to look for opportunities and right timing to curate exhibition related to photography.
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  YEUNG, Yang
YEUNG is keen on contemplating issues revolving around 'sound in art and sound as art' in contemporary art development. In curating, she is constantly thinking about the interpretation of its beginning and ending, its site-specificity as well as its relation to text.
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  YU, Kei-kei
As an independent curator, YU focuses her curatorial direction and interest to the condition of contemporary art in the context of nature and liberty.  She is also devoted to exploring the alternative roles of a curator in Hong Kong’s art eco-system.
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Researchers
  CHAR, Evelyn
Char is particularly interested in looking at the intersection between art and political resistance, as well as critical concepts of art and their discontents. Recently she has been very much captivated by stories of failure, and is looking into failed avant-garde movements and their implications for the art of today.
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  Dr. LAI, Linda
As a critical researcher on the History of Everyday Life, Linda’s works are historiographic experiments, including visual and auto-ethnography, urbanity and popular culture. Her most recent research embodies media archaeology, highlighting the co-agency of human and machines, and intricate crossings of institution, daily makings, alternative practices, activist moments and personal callings.
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  LAI K, Edwin
LAI is studying the history of Chinese and Hong Kong photography and Hong Kong visual arts and visual culture. .
   
  Dr. LAI Mei-lin
LAI's recent research interest mainly lies on the development of modern ink art in Hong Kong after the Second World War. In addition, she is also interested in exploring the development of Hong Kong art as a whole as well as that of the nineteenth- and twentieth-century modern art in China.
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  LIU Nga-ying, Queenie
Queenie 's current research focus includes contemporary art in Hong Kong, especially socially-engaged and politically related cultural practices.
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  Dr. SHENG Hung
SHENG is interested in the history and aesthetics of twentieth century Chinese and Hong Kong art as well as art education in different settings.
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  TSANG ka-man, Kaman
TSANG has engaged in numerous design culture research projects, such as user orientated design, urban culture and design, art and design history etc. Recently, she focuses her study on the interactivity/interrelationship between creative clusters and their creative space.
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  WAN Lai-na, Nina
Nina’s research interests include ancient and modern Chinese art history, especially Chinese manuals and theories of painting practice, Ming-Qing material cultures, paintings of women and cultural exchange between the East and the West. 
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  Dr. WONG Kei-shun, Samson
Samson is applying theories in education and psychology to the understanding of community and the socially engaged arts. He has been collaborating with a cross-disciplinary team of artists in advancing and training community artists in Hong Kong, China and overseas. 
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  ZENG, Hong
ZENG’s research focuses on how Hong Kong female artists use different art forms to present the space they experienced or imagined, which often relates to cultural identity, translocal subjectivity and geopolitical issues.
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Critics
  CHEUNG, Eddie
CHEUNG focuses on the relationship between art exhibitions and artworks, as well as the issues so represented and derived, from which ways of interpretation for art exhibitions can be extended.
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  CHOW, Justin
CHOW attempts to use simple words to arouse the interest of audiences in appreciating artwork, hoping that the audiences can develop their independent ways of seeing.
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  TSE Lok-lun, Laurence
TSE focuses on the art making and development of individual artists, as well as the relationship and mutual influence between those artists and the art ecology of Hong Kong.
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  TSANG, William
TSANG likes to investigate the background relationship between art exhibitions and the commercial, political, social and cultural considerations, in order to understand the position of art creation on personal and social levels, as well as how creators, industry and society are influencing each other.
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  WONG, Blues
WONG is both a curator and critic who is interested in exploring unorthodox methods of looking at art , especially in photography.
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Reporters
  altermodernists
altermodernists is a group which produces and shares information on Hong Kong culture and art to promote local art and artists to the public and encourage them to support art in their daily life.
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  HO, Marcella
HO is an arts and culture writer with a particular interest in the role of Hong Kong in global art market and the world of popular culture
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  YEUNG, G
YEUNG loves drawing cats and elephants during conferences, and digging out another perspective in seeing art as animals.
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Groups/Organizations/Projects
  Art Container Project – By MIA (Mere Independent Artists)
The project first starts the art journey with local art perspective and with an attempt to discuss issues of communication and exchanges within global art context.
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  Art on caption -- By Artlocal
This series of exhibition projects attempt to bring "caption", an important element which has been forgotten in contemporary art , back to the exhibition space for further discussion.
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  Art Together
Art Together curates art projects and exhibitions at outdoor area or public space with an attempt to reach more community members in a mobile way and to encourage participants to explore different perspectives to appreciate the people and matters happened in our surroundings.
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  Floating Projects / Writing Machine Collective
Floating Projects is a space-bound project that promotes cross-media art and re-purposing of material objects for a ‘green’ principle, encourages the integration of hardware and computing objects, and explores the questions on artists’ survival and sustainability through “doing things together.
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  FrontSide on the Move (FSOM)
FSOM is a group comprises artists and researchers that focuses on cultural exchanges. The group will actively initiate exchange programmes in various places and cities every year for individual artistic development, exploration of contemporary cultural exchanges and issues of Hong Kong as well.
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  Headstorm Industry
Headstorm Industry is a popular Internet podcast in Hong Kong. They explore the art and culture of Hong Kong from different angles at various levels.
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  Lumenvisum
Lumenvisum is a platform for cultural exchange, educational outreach, sharing of resources and building of knowledge.
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  PRÉCÉDÉE
PRÉCÉDÉE is an art group focusing on expanded imaging and experimental installation. The exhibition space explores possibilities in order to encourage dialogue with the society through round-the-clock exhibitions.
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  Rental United
Rental United is a group of three artists who collaborate in experimental projects. Currently the group focuses on the media of happenings and video installations.
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The Hong Kong International Photo Festival (HKIPF)
HKIPF aims to promote photographic art and culture in Hong Kong. Apart from holding a series of exhibitions and events, HKIPF collaborates with different photographic organisations around the world to uphold Hong Kong's status as the hub of photographic culture exchange.

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TOAST Books
TOAST Books is an independent bookshop and an art space. It focuses on both new and preowned art and philosophy books. Small scale art exhibitions and thematic talks or courses as a sharing of related books are held in the shop regularly.。

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Tong Lau Space
TongLau Space is an Artist Run association, provides opportunities for local and overseas artists to create and show case artworks, enhance art and cultural exchange and sharing of ideas in contemporary art by arranging regular Artist in Residency program.

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Wooferten
Wooferten is a community/art space aiming at introducing a lively conception of contemporary art that engages with the community and the society at large. It is opening up a new exciting artistic territory for exploration and experimentation.

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