Chan Wai Lap is an artist based in Hong Kong. He received his Bachelor of Art (Hons) in Visual Communication from Birmingham City University in 2011.
Building from his hobby of swimming, Chan’s works address the relationships among public space, humanities, and inner-selves. He has participated in artist residency programmes at Tai Kwun Contemporary in Hong Kong, Istanbul, and New York City. His works have been featured in solo and group exhibitions in various art institutions, including “I Cannot Wait For Three Months” (halka sanat projesi, Istanbul, 2019), “I say Marco, you say Polo” (Fringe Club, Hong Kong, 2019; School of Visual Arts, New York, 2018), “The Bacteriology Drawing Lab” (Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, Hong Kong, 2019), “Everything’s Alright” (chi art space, Hong Kong, 2016) and “Yesterday’s” (Osage Gallery, Hong Kong, 2013). He was awarded the Professor Mayching Kao Arts Development Fund, Project Grant (Emerging Artists Scheme) from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, and The Award for Young Artist (Visual Arts) of Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2019.