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About Rex Koo
Rex Koo was born in 1977 at Hong Kong, graduated from University of Salford (Manchester UK) with a graphic design degree in 1999. Rex has been working in graphic design for more than a decade, his work involves a massive amount of local music albums and movie poster design. Also he was one of the participating artists in Camper(2013), Nike Hong Kong (2012), Homeless Dictator (Finland 2008), Get It Louder (China 2007) and The Place Project (Barcelona 2005). Rex believes graphic design aesthetics could some-times be cold, rational and calculational; while painting comprehends the devotion of feelings, and that could be irrational and unrestrained.
At one point in his creative life, Rex once tried to incorporate hand- drawn element into his graphic design, until 2013, Rex once again changed his direction and decided to use vector graphic, which is the most common way of working in graphic design, to create a series of portrait named "Simple People". The series also tried to fully explore the possibility of the use of different media such as screen printing, woodcrafting, fashion printing and more to experiment possible diversity of his work. Series has been meeting great response upon announcing.
2002 Indipendent Reunion Commercial Radio (Hong Kong)
2003 We Exhibition Videotage (Hong Kong)
2003 Home Exhibition Store Magazine (Hong Kong)
2003 A2Exhibition Basheer Design Books (Hong Kong)
2004 The Place Project Vasava (Spain)
2005 Helvetica Exhibition Cantonyama (Hong Kong)
2006 Eyes On Exhibition Joynviscom (Beijing)
2007 Get It Louder 2007 Modern Media (Beijing / Guanzhou / Shanghai)
2008 Nike The Power of One charity show Nike (Hong Kong)
2008 Homeless Dictator Helsinki Biennale (Finland)
2008 Giordano World Without Strangers Giordano (Beijing)
2009 Untitled Enemies Above Second (Hong Kong)
2010 Enjoy Rody Exhibition LCX (Hong Kong)
2012 Groovisions Cappie Exhibition LCX (Hong Kong)
2012 Nike Global marketing submit Osage Gallery (Hong Kong)
2012 Violent & Lawless Bauhaus (Hong Kong)
2013 Simple People Haji Gallery (Hong Kong)
2014 Simple People X Kapok Kapok PMQ
2014 Simple People Simple Evolution Lcx
- Perspective 40 under 40
The next generation of design talent 2013
Best Graphic Designer
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