Benny Leung initiated studio-m as an independent design studio that specialises in creative consultation, visual branding, typography design, art direction and graphic design. He has won a number of design awards, including iF Design Award, One Show Design Awards, The ADC Awards, New York TDC Awards, Tokyo TDC Annual Awards, HKDA Global Design Awards and 40 Under 40 Awards. His work was also selected in Asia Graphic Design Triennale in Korea, International Poster Biennale in Warsaw, Golden Bee Moscow Global […]
Morgan Wong’s artistic practice unfolds his contemplation on time. Transcending a personal perceptual approach, his concerns are expanded to aspects like social-political issues or scientific notions in temporality. His selected solo exhibitions include: Time Isn’t Our Border (Goethe Institute Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2019), Our Feet Are Always Younger than Our Heads (Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, 2018), Mean Time (Centre A, Vancouver, 2016), The Dashes; The Laughter; The Reservoirs (Asia Art Center Taipei II, Taipei, 2016), Filing Down a […]
Cecilia Lai and Barnard Chan started working with the fibre arts and weaving from 2015. They co-founded Breakthrough Art Studio. Over the years, they have visited different villages in South East Asia to study various ancient weaving techniques. In addition to researching the weaving methods of various cultural and historical backgrounds, they have also rebuilt and explored different loom constructions and tools, including traditional backstrap loom, tablet loom, inkle loom, natural fibre weaving, frame loom and variations of the desktop […]
Wang Weiwei is currently the Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at CHAT. From 2010 to 2017, Wang was the curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai (MoCA Shanghai). In 2017, Wang participated at the Curator-in-Residence Programme at the Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts in Taiwan, and the International Researcher Programme at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, South Korea. Wang was then appointed as the co-curator at the 12th Shanghai Biennale and awarded an Individual […]
Beely Daily is a Hong Kong clothing brand focusing on natural fabrics, plant dyeing and daily wear. They want to make garments that can always be worn and last long and hope to bring better clothes with kindness to more people.
Dr Simon Shen is an international relations scholar and start-upper originating from Hong Kong. Graduating from Yale University (BA/MA) and University of Oxford (PhD) in international relations, Simon has worked in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the University of Hong Kong as associate professor or adjunct associate professor, teaching courses on globalisation, Chinese foreign relations, external relations of Hong Kong, among others. He is also the […]
Co-founder of Fashion Clinic and founder of upcycling fashion label LastbutnotLeast, Toby Crispy has worked in different sectors in the fashion field ranging from magazine editor to designer. Prior to launching LastbutnotLeast, she worked as a design manager at French label Agnes b.. Since 2013, Toby has been focusing on educational services to redesign fashion pieces, textile art, running exhibitions, workshops and events with various fashion brands, corporate groups, shopping malls and green groups, in order to reconnect wearers with […]
Born in New York from a family of Cantonese opera heritage and a graduate from Wellesley College, Li has been taught by numerous famed Cantonese opera performers. Since her debut as principal actress in Floral Princess (Youth Edition) 《帝女花》(青年版) in 2007, she has performed for the Hong Kong Arts Festival, Chinese Opera Festival, Macau Arts Festival as well as the benefit inaugural performance at Asia Society Hong Kong’s Miller Theatre. Her repertoire ranges from classics including Sworn in Grotto《打洞結拜》, June […]
A scholar, researcher, writer, and independent curator based in Hong Kong. Cheng Sau Wai Vennes is currently a Ph.D. candidate of Art History of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Cheng’s research areas include Hong Kong art archive, archival art practices, and historical and mnemonic contingency. Cheng’s papers were selected to present in various academic conferences and workshops. Her articles on Hong Kong and Chinese contemporary art were published in Visual Art Archive in Asia, Yishu, Hong Kong Studies and […]
Beatrix Pang is a visual artist and an independent publisher. They founded Small Tune Press, publishs and produces artists’ books and zines for Hong Kong art and cultural creatives. In addition, they are keen to plan and conduct various cultural exchanges and educational programmes. In recent years, Pang founded a zine collective ZINE COOP, to promote Hong Kong zine culture, and Queer Reads Library, a reading platform to create space for multi-gendered inclusivity and visibility.