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Local Ceramic Artists Sharing—Wandering Differently

Nov 27, 2022
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm


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

Siumou Chow, Cherry Tsoi, Yiu Chun Wa
Moderated by Chu Hoi Ding


In this sharing session, three local ceramic artists Yiu Chun Wa, Cherry Tsoi, and Siumou Chow will be in conversation with ‘2046’ participating artist Chu Hoi Ding (Wabiwasabi Pottery). Topics range from how each artist anchors themselves in their respective journey with ceramics, how each artist defines a sustainable creative direction, as well as how they intervene in different communities and scenarios as individuals.

About the speakers

Chu Hoi Ding

Currently based in Hong Kong, Chu Hoi Ding (b. 1994, Hong Kong) graduated from the Academy of Visual Art of the Hong Kong Baptist University in 2017. Focusing on ceramics and raw clay creations, she often combines mixed medium elements, such as ready-made objects and images, with clay. Through the proposition of ‘destructive construction’, she meditates on daily lives and beings.


Siumou Chow

Siumou Chow graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Art (Major ceramics) co-organised by HKAS and RMIT. Her art career then focused on making and promoting indie comic zine in Hong Kong by founding YunHyun. Her styles in ceramics and comics interfere in both ways, She is recently studying the connection between Guangcai and comics.


Cherry Tsoi

Cherry Shuk-Ting Tsoi received her Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts from Hong Kong Baptist University. She focuses on ceramics creations and set up her ceramics studio in 2018. Her works have a strong connection to nature, she always gets inspirations from the natural processes , also forms, colors and structures of sea creatures and plants. By layering repeated forms, she creates works that reflect her fascination with the complexity of biological structures. Her works contain a sense of growth and abundance, she uses the intricate details to celebrate fecundity of nature and renew the connection to nature.


Yiu Chun Wa

Yiu Chun Wa received his BAFA from RMIT University (co-presented with Hong Kong Art School) in 2016, majored in ceramics. Clay has been used in his work as a way of reinterpreting natural elements including animal teeth and bones mixed with decayed woods and twigs. His ceramic works are highly authentic that correspond to their locale, being derived from clay found in various parts of Hong Kong, including Tai Mo Shan, Chuen Lung Village, Tai Sang Wai, and Sze Pak Wan, among others. Along with solo exhibitions ‘Lad & Mountain’ and ‘Skeletal’, and group exhibitions such as ‘Hong Kong Colours’, ‘The Phase—Hong Kong Contemporary Ceramics’, ‘Unceramic’, ‘On Earth’, ‘Fine Art Asia’, and ‘KOHLER Bold Art 2017’, Yiu also has worked with Hong Kong Literature House to create ceramic pieces inspired by food and literature. He has participated in art projects such as ‘Hi! Hill’ and ‘On Earth’ Lai Chi Wo Art Project, and one of the outcomes of ‘On Earth’ was displayed at the 17th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition in Hong Kong. Yiu Chun Wa is also the founder of M.Y.Clay Art Studio.