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Artist | Kacey Wong

Installation/ Sculpture

Hong Kong

 

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About Kacey Wong

 

Kacey Wong’s experimental art project investigates the space between men and their living environment with a social intention. He think being an artist is similar to being a detective, the case on hand is to investigate the self. Kacey was born in Hong Kong in 1970. He was the winner of 2012 HK Contemporary Arts Award given by HK Art Museum, Best Artist Award in 2010 and Rising Artist Award and Outstanding Arts Education Award given by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2003. He studied architecture in Cornell University and received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Chelsea School of Art and Design and Doctor of Fine Arts Degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He is the founding member of Art Citizens and Street Design Union which investigate artist’s and designer’s role in social political causes, also a former member of Para/Site Art Space. He is now an Assistant Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Design’s Environment and Interior Design Discipline. His mobile tricycle project “Wandering Homes” was featured at the 2008 Venice Architectural Biennale in Italy. His floating house “Paddling Home” was performed on Hong Kong Victoria Harbour and his mobile bulk bed “Sleepwalker” was the star features during the 2010 and 2012’s Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture exhibition.

 

CV

 

Awards

2012

Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards

Hong Kong Museum of Art

2010

Best Artist of the Year Award

2003 

Hong Kong Arts Development Award, HK Arts Development Council

Rising Artist Award

Hong Kong Arts Development Award, HK Arts Development Council

Outstanding Arts Education Award

Hong Kong Arts Development Award, HK Arts Development Council

 

Education

2003 Doctor of Fine Arts - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne

1998 Master of Arts - Chelsea School of Arts and Design, London

1994 Bachelor of Architecture - Cornell University, New York

 

Solo Exhibitions 

2010 Drift City 10 Years, 2000 – 2010, Hong Kong Arts Centre, HK 

2009 ARTmosphere Installation, Hong Kong Arts Centre, HK 

2008 Drifting Thoughts, Goethe Institute, HK 

2002 Po Lam MTR Station Permanent Art Collection, HK 

2000 10 Boxes, Kacey Wong Solo Exhibition, John Batten Gallery, HK

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012

HK & Shenzhen Bi City Biennale of Urbanism Architecture 2012

HK Heritage Discovery Centre, HK

Market Force - Osage Gallery, HK

Shine On! - Ameilia Johnson Contemporary, HK

Hong Kong Sculpture Biennial 2012 - Hong Kong Central Library, HK

Hawkerama Art Exhibition - Fa Yuen Street market, HK

Para/site Art Flat - Art HK12, HK Convention & Exhibition Centre, HK

Anti-Moral & National Education Art Square - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK

Raising AVA. Saving AVA – Mid Summer Fund Raising Auction

Academy of Visual Arts, Baptist University, HK

Art Market - Osage Gallery,

The Superb Meaningless Invention Exhibition

Exhibition Gallery, HK Cultural Centre & JCCAC Gallery, HK

Green Tong Lau Workshop - Blue House, HK

Lucky 13 - Artist Commune, HK

 

2011

HK & Shenzhen Bi City Biennale of Urbanism Architecture

HK Heritage Discovery Centre, HK

Love the Future support Ai Weiwei Exhibition – Art East Island, HK

Clean Air Auction – International Finance Centre, HK

Sculptural Dimension – Grotto Fine Art, HK

Make a Difference – West Kowloon Promenade, HK

Detour, Useless Exhibition – Former Police Married Quarters, HK

What’s Next 30 x 30 Creative Exhibition, ArtisTree, HK

Primitive Contemporary III – Artist Commune, HK

The Superb Meaningless Invention Exibition – City Hall,

Light Up, Amnesty International 50th Years - Rat’s Cave, HK

Art vs Art – Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

 

2010

New Vision : New Colours – HK Museum of Art

Hong Kong Sculpture Biennial – The Chinese University of HK, HK

Dragon Garden Exhibition – The Cat Street Gallery, HK

Root Exhibition – YY9 Gallery, HK

Chroniques HongKongaises – Diorama Rue Raspail, Arles, France

Microwave Festival Project Room – HK Film

 

2009

HK & Shenzhen Bi City Biennale of Urbanism Architecture

West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade, HK

Hong Kong Art Biennial Award 2009 – HK Museum of Art

Dwelling - Osage, HK 

Cardboard Project, October Contemporary - Scratch, HK

Oasis, Mirage, Hong Kong International Sculpture Exhibition

West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade, HK 

Around Sound Festival - Kapok, HK

Reanimating - Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, HK

Pawnshop - Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China

Subvision art Festival - Hamburg,

This is Hong Kong Videos - Barcelona, Spain

 

2008

11th Venice International Architecture Biennale Exhibition

Arsenale, Hong Kong Pavilion, Venice, Italy

Hong Kong Sculpture Biennale - Artist Commune, HK

Ink in Motion - Artist Commune, HK

Refabricating City , Hong Kong Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism 

Architecture - Former Central Police Station, HK

 

2007

King of Kowloon Street Calligraphy Exhibition  - Telford Plaza, HK

0771 Photography Exhibition - C&G Artpartment, HK

Among Others - July 1st Demostration, Para/site Art Space , HK

Re-Opening of Victoria Prison Art Museum - Victoria Prison, HK

Primitive Contemporary - Artist Commune, HK

 

2006

Pangyo Newtown International Art Fence Design Exhibition

Pangyo Newtown, PIDC, Seoul

 

2005

A Closer Look - Lane Crawford Admiralty, HK 

In The Box - Langham Place, HK

 

2004

Moonstruck: Hong Kong Artist's Biennale - 64 Club,

Art School Lecturer Exhibition - HK Arts Centre, HK

Urbanart - Melbourneconnectionasia, Melbourn

 

2003

Para/Site : Open Work - Centre A, Vancouver, Canada

Behold! God... - John Batten Gallery, HK

Local Accent [12 artists from HK] - Pickled Art Centre, Beijing, China

14th Hong Kong Art Biennial 2003 - HK Museum of Art, HK

Building Hong Kong - HK Heritage Museum, HK

Paysage Portable Exhibition - Ox Warehouse, Macau

The Re-appearance of Tsang Tsou Choi - HK Arts School, HK

A Time Like This... – HK Arts Centre, Pao Galleries, HK

House Warming - Para/Site Art Space, HK

 

2002

Social Club - Para/Site Art Space, HK

RED - Alan Chan Gallery, HK

The Gambling Show - John Batten Gallery, HK

 

2001

13th Hong Kong Art Biennial - HK Museum of Art, HK

Behind The Eyeballs - Visual Art Center, HK

City Space - Para/site Art Space, HK

 

2000

USEby Asia Pacific Artist Initiatives Project

Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

Double Space , Post Colonialism Exhibition

Young-Un Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

Inventions Web Project - Festival of Visions Hong Kong, Berlin 

Personal Skyscraper - Para/site Art Space, HK

Festival of Young Experimental Art - Tamma Site, HK

Mayonnaise + Modular - 1st Floor Artists and Writers Space, Melbourn

 

1999

Materia Prima - West Space Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Pyong Taek City 7th International Art Festival

Pyong Taek Cultural Centerl, South Korea

Millennium Gold For Eternity Art Exhibition

World Gold Council, Hong Kong Exhibition Centre, HK

Home Work in Oil Street - Installation underneath highway, 1a Gallery, HK

Home - Fringe Festival, Para/Site Art Space, HK

 

1998

Inner Space / Outer Space - Jibby Beane Contemporary, London

Curiosity Containers - Void Gallery, London

 

1997 Ghost Encounter - Para/Site Art Space, HK

 

1996

Cultural Chop Shui 2 - Fringe Gallery, HK

Restricted Exposure, Private Content : Public View - Fringe Festival, City Hall, HK

 

1995 Exposure [Hong Kong Young Architect Show] - Visual Art Center, HK

 

1994

HKG / SYD / HKG New Works by 40 Sydney & Hong Kong Artists Fringe 

Gallery, HK

City Colours City University 10th Anniversary Art Exhibition

City University of Hong Kong, HK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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