South Ho Siu Nam (b.1984, Hong Kong) graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2006. Ho’s artistic practice began with photography and has since evolved to include performance, drawing, and mixed media installations. His works encompass the wonders and helplessness of living, the spirituality of existence, as well as the sociopolitical awareness of Hong Kong. Ho participated in group exhibitions at various international institutions, including the The Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei (2021); National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul (2020 & 2018); UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2018); LOOK/17 Liverpool International Photography Festival (2017); Asia Society (Hong Kong, 2017 & 2019); the CHINA 8 project (Museum Folkwang, Germany, 2015); and Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (2014). In 2009, he was awarded the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards. His work is collected by M+, Burger Collection, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Legislative Council of Hong Kong, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Publications by the artist include Every Daily (2013), good day good night (2015), and Space and Energy (commissioned by Tai Kwun, 2017). In 2013, he co-founded ‘100 ft. PARK’, a non-commercial art space dedicated to providing an open platform for exhibiting and sharing art. In 2019, he started the artist residency project ‘CHT.Art Project’. Ho currently lives and works in Hong Kong.
About the co-host:
Lok Wong is a writer, researcher, curator graduated from the University of Hong Kong. His interest in non-institutional art activities led him into working for multiple non-profit art organizations, including Para Site, Asia Art Archive, and recently 1a space. His current projects involve developing exhibitions on a community basis, researching the independent art scene in Asia, and producing video content on Modern Art History for public education.