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Minding the G(r)a(s)p Artist Panel: Art as a Career


Para Site
22/F, Wing Wah Ind. Building, 677 King's Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

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As part of the public programme series for ‘Minding the G(r)a(s)p’, we’ll be holding four artist panels throughout July and August. In the first panel, artists Chow Chun Fai and Wong Wai Yin will be joined by independent curator and geomancy researcher Zoie Yung and curator of the exhibition Celia Ho.

In this conversation, the two artists will depart from their works on view in the exhibition as well as past work to engage in a multifaceted discussion of ‘art as a career’, reflecting upon an artists’ individual positions, collective awareness, as well as the roles performed by artists. The conversation is an attempt to investigate the cause-and-effect within art-making, as well as a response to the accumulated spirituality in artistic practices.

The panel will be in Cantonese. We look forward to seeing everyone there.

About the speakers

Chow Chun Fai

Known for his series of work Hong Kong Taxi, Hong Kong Street, and Painting on Movies, Chow Chun Fai depicts Hong Kong city landscape and scenes from classic Hong Kong movies in order to reveal from different perspectives the struggles, anxieties, and questions on localness and identity experienced by the city after the handover. His work has been exhibited extensively in Hong Kong and internationally, including at the Het Noordbrabants Museum, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (2018); Kunstmuseum Bern (2016); Venice Biennale (2015); Hong Kong Heritage Museum (2015); Liverpool Biennial (2012); and Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai (2007). Fai was awarded the Grand Prize at the Hong Kong Arts Centre 30th Anniversary (2008), and the Sovereign Asian Art Prize (2006). Fai graduated with an MFA and a BA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. 


Wong Wai Yin

Wong Wai Yin experiments with a variety of mediums, such as painting, sculpture, collage, installations, and photography. Her work is often autobiographical, exploring episodic memory and intervention with art history. She has exhibited her works extensively in Hong Kong, including solo exhibitions at Oi! (2017);  and Spring Workshop (2016). She has also participated in international exhibitions including at Collectors House, Heerlen (2011); Taipei Fine Arts Museum (2010); International Studio & Curatorial Program Open Studio, New York (2009); and Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai (2007).  Wong Wai Yin received her BFA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2004 and her MA from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom in 2005. She is currently a PhD Candidate in art history at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. 


Zoie Yung

Zoie Yung is an independent exhibition and art-marketing consultant, former exhibition manger of chi K11 art museum, Shanghai. She provides unique approach to exhibition production by combining practice in exhibition spatial arrangement and her knowledge in Chinese astrology. Selected recent exhibitions include Wonder-verse (2022), chi K11 art space Hong Kong and Curve of Buoyancy (2021), Duddell’s, Hong Kong.