Curators

Bobby Sham

Hong Kong photo artist with nickname “Bobpin”. He also involves in photo art administration, curation and education. Now he is a part-time lecturer in the School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of HK; one of the founding members of Hong Kong International Photo Festival. He had 4 solo photo exhibitions and joined many international and local group shows during the past twenty years. “Small Shops” was shown in the exhibition “300 Families” (2013 Hong Kong, 2014 Beijing, 2015 Shenyang). He also acted as the curator of that exhibition which was presented by Hong Kong International Photo Festival. Recent work “INKcarnation: Literary Tattoos” (2015) was presented by The House of HK Literature. He was the portrait photographer of the magazine “Black Paper” from 2010 to 2014.

Blues Wong

Blues Wong has contributed extensively as a photography, fine art and film critic for international artists, media, galleries, museums and cultural organizations over two decades; his writings have translated into Chinese, English, Japanese and Russian. He was the co-editor for “Dislocation Journal of Photography” and “Digi Computer Graphics Magazine” during the 1990’s and “pH Infiniti” in 2007. In 2012, his literature was selected for the prestigious “Reflection and Refraction: Daido Moriyama Photography Exhibition” printed catalogue. Blues was the event manager for 404 Shanghai Street Art Space (2004-2009) and is one of the founding members of the Hong Kong Photographic Culture Association since 2010. He won the Gold Award (school division) of the “2010 Award for Arts Education” (Hong Kong Arts Development Council). Blues’ portfolios are featured in the Australia’s “Contemporary Photomedia in China” art research project (Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation and Nelson Meers Foundation, 2012) and his first monograph “Mandala AfterDark” was published in 2007. Blues is at present a museum expert advisor (Hong Kong photography) for the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Blues have co-curated following photography exhibitions: “Imaging Hong Kong: Art Photography by Hong Kong Photographers” (Hong Kong Arts Development Council, 2008/9), “Hong Kong Photography Series 2: City Flâneur — Social Documentary Photography” (Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 2010), “Rediscovering Photography in Hong Kong” (China Pingyao International Photography Festival, 2011), “Post-Straight: Contemporary Hong Kong Photography” (Hong Kong International Photo Festival 2012), “300 Families Photo Exhibition” (Hong Kong International Photo Festival Flare 2013), “Twin Peaks: Contemporary Hong Kong Photo” (Hong Kong International Photo Festival 2014) and “2014 Hong Kong and Macao Visual Arts Biennial” (Ministry of Culture, Beijing).

Tang Ying Chi

Tang Ying Chi obtained a DFA, an MFA and a BFA from Goldsmiths College of the University of London in England and RMIT in Australia respectively. Tang is an active art practitioner who has organized large-scale projects such as Art Container Project (2008 - 2014), curated numerous solo and groups shows, and participated in Art Quarter Budapest Residency (2015) recently. Her works have been exhibited internationally. Tang is interested in issues related to Hong Kong, cultural identity, and contemporary art. Her work ranges from painting to fabric works, multi-media installation and new media.

Wong Wo Bik

Wong Wo Bik obtained BFA and MFA in the USA (1977 & 1979). She was awarded ACC (1993) and IIE Fellowships (1995), a Certificate of Commendation by the Home Affairs Bureau (2010), and Hong Kong Women Excellence in the Six Arts by the HK Federation of Women (2013). She has been an Expert Advisor (Museums) of LCSD since 1996. Her solo publications include: Color & Consent by Polaroid Far East Corporation (1983), and Hong Kong/China Photographers – Volume Four – Wong Wo Bik, by AsiaOne Publishing Co. Ltd (2009). She has participated in more than 100 solo and groups exhibitions locally and internationally. She has also done local and overseas curatorial work in recent years. Her works explore cultural and artistic issues including urban architecture and daily livelihood, conflict and balance, fabrication and reality. Her works are collected by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Guangdong Museum of Art (Guangzhou, China), Archive of Modern Conflict (London, Great Britain), Blindspot Gallery Hong Kong and private collectors mainly in Hong Kong and the USA.