Silas Fong (b.1985) is a contemporary artist born in Hong Kong. He furthered his studies in Academy of Media Arts Cologne from 2013-2015. He received his MFA from Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2012 and BA from Hong Kong Baptist University in 2008. His video, installation and new media works have been invited to be presented in exhibitions and festivals across Asia, America, Australia and Europe including Hong Kong Museum of Art, Goethe-Institut Hongkong, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul International New Media Festival 2011, Taipei Soka Art Center, City Gallery Wellington, ZKM, Tate Modern, Saatchi Gallery London, Liverpool Biennial 2010, Dresden Cynetart 2013 and Microwave International New Media Festival.

He received the Gold Award (Interactive Media) at the 14th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards. He also won the Young Artist Award from Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial in 2009 and was named one of Asia’s leading design talents in the 2010’s by Perspective Magazine. In 2011 he was invited to participate in a residency program “Summercamp Electrified” organized by Timelab in Gent, Belgium. In 2013 and 2016 he participated in artist residencies in GlogauAIR, Berlin and Hong-ti Art Center, Busan. In September of 2017, Fong will begin to work as Assistant Professor in Department of Photography, College of Arts, Chung-Ang University in Seoul/Anseong, Korea.

He currently lives and works in Hong Kong and Seoul.

方琛宇生於1985年,是香港土生土長的當代藝術家。2013-2015 年到德國科隆媒體藝術學院進修。2012年於香港中文大學藝術系取得藝術創作碩士學位。2008年於香港浸會大學視覺藝術院畢業。他以錄像為主的作品受邀參與多個亞洲、美洲、澳洲及歐洲的展覽及藝術節,包括香港藝術館 、香港歌德學院、Alternative space Loop、首爾新媒藝術節、台北索加藝術中心、威靈頓市立美術館、卡爾斯魯厄藝術與媒體中心、泰特現代藝術館、Saatchi Gallery London、利物浦雙年展2010、德累斯頓媒體藝術節CYNETart及微波國際新媒體藝術節2013。

其中作品<販賣偷來的時間>羸得第十四屆香港獨立短片及錄像比賽(互動媒體組)金獎,並於2009年獲得香港當代藝術雙年獎 – 青年藝術家獎;2010年被Perspective雜誌選為 “40 under 40”。 2011年夏天,他獲邀赴比利時根特參與Timelab舉辦的藝術家駐留計劃 “Summercamp Electrified 2011” 。2013年及2016分別在柏林GlogauAIR及釜山虹田藝術中心參與藝術家駐留計劃。2017年9月,方琛宇將於韓國首爾/安城中央大學藝術學院攝影系副教授。

他目前在香港及首爾/安城居住和工作。