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Rose Luqiu

Dr. Luqiu had been a television journalist for 20 years. She has covered many major international events ranging from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Libya and Gaza to the tsunami in Indonesia, the earthquake in Japan and China. She also reported on Chinese political news and interviewed several Chinese leaders. Before moving to academia, she worked presenter, commentator, executive news editor for the Phoenix Satellite Television in Hong Kong. Dr. Luqiu’s book writing and online activities have also made […]


‘Do we see each other?’ Storychick is a small team of picture-book creators based in Hong Kong. They care about our society and people around them.  Together with people from different backgrounds, they visit different communities, to observe, discuss and appreciate. Through creating picture-books, they rediscover people and things in their community, learn how to respect and understand each other. Photo courtesy: Storychick

Tsang Man-Tung

Renowned scenographer and singing bowl artist based in Hong Kong, Tsang Man-Tung has designed over 200 works, received numerous local and international awards including Best Set Design, Best Costume Design and Best Make-up & Image Design, and Award for Best Artist (Theatre) (2007/08) from the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards. In 2009, Tsang received Huang He Fellowship from the Asian Cultural Council which allows him to visit Yale University School of Drama as a special research fellow in 2010. He […]

John Tain

John Tain is Head of Research at Asia Art Archive. His writings have appeared in Artforum, Art Review Asia and elsewhere, and he is an editor for Afterall’s Exhibition Histories  series. Previously, he was a curator at the Getty Research Institute, where he curated an exhibition for Pacific Standard Time. In 2018, he co-curated Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Someday, Chicagoas  part of Art Design Chicago initiated by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Leung Mee Ping

Leung Mee Ping, born in Hong Kong. She received her BFA from L’Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts a Paris, France, MFA from California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, USA and PhD at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Religious & Cultural Studies Department). Currently, she is Professor and Director of Centre for Research and Development in Visual Arts at The Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University. She believes creativity originates from the daily culture which provides a […]

Lui Tai-Lok, JP

Professor Lui Tai-Lok is the Vice President (Research and Development), Chair Professor of Hong Kong Studies, Director of the Academy of Hong Kong Studies and Director of the Centre for Greater China Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong. Professor Lui has widely researched and published in topics including class analysis, economic sociology, urban sociology and Hong Kong society. He also actively contributes to the Hong Kong community by serving on various committees in governmental and professional bodies as […]

Lee Pui Yin Vivian

Dr Vivian Lee is Associate Professor in the Department of Chinese and History, City University of Hong Kong. She received her PhD in Asian Studies from the University of British Columbia in Canada. Her work on film studies and heritage studies has been published in academic journals and collected volumes including Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, Journal of Chinese Cinemas and International Journal of Heritage Studies. She is the author of Hong Kong Cinema since 1997: the Post-nostalgic Imagination and The Other […]

Pun Ngai

Pun Ngai is a Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Hong Kong. She obtained her PhD from SOAS, University of London. She was honored as the winner of the C. Wright Mills Award for her first book Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace (2005), which has been translated into French and Chinese. Her co-authored book, Dying for iPhone: Foxconn and the Lives of Chinese Workers (2020) has also been translated into German, French, Italian, […]

Hon Lai Chu

Hon Lai Chu is the author of the short story collections Darkness under the Sun and Homecoming, and novels such as Body Seam, Empty Face, Lost Caves, The Border of Centrifugation, Body-sewing, Grey Flower, Kite Family, The Water Pipe Forest, Silent Creature and Hard Copies. Her novel Kite Family was one of the 2008’s Books of the Year by China Times in Taiwan, selected as Top 10 Chinese Novels World-wide for the year 2008 and 2009 respectively, and won the […]

Yin Xiuzhen

A leading figure in Chinese contemporary art, Yin Xiuzhen (b. 1963, Beijing, China) explores themes of the past and present, memory, globalisation, and homogenisation. Yin began her career after earning a BA from Capital Normal University’s Fine Arts Department, Beijing, in 1989. She is best known for her sculptures and installations comprised of secondhand objects like clothing, shoes, and suitcases. Inspired by the rapidly changing cultural environment of her hometown Beijing, Yin arranges and reconfigures these recycled items to draw […]


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