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Silas Fong

Born in 1985, Hong Kong

Assistant Professor at Department of Photography, College of Arts, Chung-Ang University, Seoul/Anseong, Korea, 2017-

Lives and works in Hong Kong and Seoul

Education

2013-2015 Media and Fine Art, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany

2010-2012 Master of Fine Arts, Department of Fine Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong

2007-2008 Student Exchange Programme, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

2005-2008 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Visual Arts, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

Solo Exhibitions

2016 There is No Time

Hong-ti Art Center, Busan, Korea

2016 Piccoloministr. 316

Goethe-Gallery and Black Box Studio, Goethe-Institut Hongkong, Hong Kong

2015 Flat D, 6/F, Aldrich Garden

Case – Project Room of Photography, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany

2012 Sitcom

Observation Society, Guangzhou

2011 Memory Disorder

Gallery Exit, Hong Kong

2008 Anonymity – The Debut Solo Exhibition of Silas Fong

Artist Commune, Cattle Depot Artists Village, Hong Kong

Group Exhibitions

2017 Up Close Yet Unfamiliar

AMC Lab, Seoul

Mark CHUNG, Silas FONG, Nicole WONG

Gallery Exit, Hong Kong

Folding/Unfolding: Mobile Photography Exhibition

HKBU AVA Kai Tak Campus, Hong Kong

Me: Millennials

K11, Hong Kong

Through the Lens

chi K11 Art Space, Hong Kong

2016 Time Test: International Video Art Research Exhibition (Touring Exhibition)

CAFA Art Museum, Beijing; Redtory Museum of Contemporary Art (RMCA), Guangzhou

POST PiXEL.: Animamix Biennale 2016

Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong

Black Bile

100 ft. PARK, Hong Kong

2015 Hazy Winter

Canton Gallery, Guangzhou

Both Sides Now 2 – It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times?

chi K11 art space, Hong Kong; Ray Art Center, Shanghai

15 Invitations | a short history of the art book bag (and the things that go in them)

Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong

The Shifting Territory

Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei

Rundgang

Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany

after/image

Pure Art Foundation, Hong Kong

The 20th ifva Awards – Media Art Category Finalist Exhibition

Pao Galleries Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

2014 DIY Future – New Media Arts Exhibition

Hong Kong City Hall

alle berichten darüber – documentary photography

Case – Projektraum der Fotografie, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany

Looking at the Big Sky

National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland

2013 Cynetart International Festival for Computer Based Art

Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden

Microwave International New Media Arts Festival 2013

Hong Kong Film Archive, Hong Kong

HARD WARE SOFT CORE

team titanic, Berlin

OPEN STUDIOS

GlogauAIR, Berlin

inToAsia: Time-based Art Festival 2013 – “MicroCities”

The NARS Foundation, Long Island City, New York

Hong Kong Eye

ArtisTree, Hong Kong; Clipper Lounge, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

Sky++, Digital Community Arts Exhibition

Goethe-Gallery, Goethe-Institut Hongkong

Moving on Asia: Towards a New Art Network 2004–2013

City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Move on Asia Video Art in Asia 2002 to 2012

Media Museum, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

2012 Hong Kong Eye – Contemporary Hong Kong Art

Saatchi Gallery, London

Move on Asia 2012

Alternative Space Loop, Seoul

Inventing Dreams

Weeds Studio, Hong Kong

Running on the Sidelines – Hong Kong New Media Art Exhibition

Soka Art Center, Taipei

AVA x JCTIC

CVA Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

2011 Detour 2011: Use-less

Former Police Married Quarter, Central, Hong Kong

Video Art For All – International Video Art Festival 2011

Orient Foundation, Paraca Luis De Camoes, Macau

Nightlight

Greylight Projects, Hoensbroek, The Netherlands

The 11th Seoul International NewMedia Festival

Media Theater i-Gong, Seoul, Korea

The Order of Things

Netfilmmakers, Copenhagen, Denmark

Videotage, Hong Kong

Liverpool Biennial 2010 Screening at LOOP

Alternative Space LOOP, Seoul, Korea

2010 Experimenta Mostra De Videos – Homemade video from Hong Kong

SESC Campinas, Brazil

Liverpool Biennial 2010: Media Landscape, Zone East

Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool, UK

Korea Cultural Centre UK, London, UK

Work in Spreading: Images of Circulation and Retranslation

Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

Move On Asia 2010 Single Channel Video Art Festival (Touring Exhibition)

Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong; Tate Modern, London

Alternative Space LOOP, Seoul, Korea;

Art Taipei 2010

Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei

Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Award 2009

Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong

Re-Orientation

Former Married Police Quarter, Hong Kong

2009 Mirror Stage

Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong

a place changes as we look

agnes b.’s LIBRAIRIE GALERIE, Hong Kong

Cross

YY9 Gallery, Hong Kong

This is Hong Kong (Touring Exhibition)

Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria/ Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

Map Office, Hong Kong/ Casa Asia, Madrid, Spain

IFA Gallery, Berlin, Germany/ East Side Projects Birmingham, England

subvision. art. festival. off., subvision, Hamburg, Germany/ Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea

LOOP Festival, Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain

2009 Macau City Fringe

Tap Seac Square, Macau

Feigned Innocence

Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

The 14th ifva (Interactive Media Category) Finalist Works Exhibition

4/F, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

Some rooms

Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

2008 Live Herring ‘08 – Media Art Exhibition

The Jyväskylä Art Museum, Holvi, Kauppakatu 23, Jyväskylä, Finland

Augen-Blick 2.0 – Mirroring China

Fyoer und Quergalerie, Universität der Künste, Hardenbergstrasse 33, D-10623 Berlin

New Trend 2008

Artist Commune, Cattle Depot Artists Village, Hong Kong

Current, Graduation Exhibition

AVA Gallery, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

Arrest – An exhibition of frozen time and space

No. N5, Cattle Depot Artists Village, Hong Kong

2007 Observation and Investigation, Installation Art Exhibition

AVA Gallery, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

I don’t look at it, I just use it – Everyday Design-Exhibition

AVA Gallery, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

Bliss – Joint-University Multimedia Exhibition

AVA Gallery, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

2006 Academy of Visual Arts Inauguration Exhibition

Academy of Visual Arts Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University

Stage and Performance

2012 The Rising Stars of Asia – Hong Kong Epilogue (Comissioned by the Octavian Society)

Asia Society Hong Kong Center

2011 New Stage Series: Tree Rhapsody

Drama Theatre, HK Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong

2010 Scenes from childhood

Foyer, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong

Brian Eno’s Music for Airports – New Audio-Visual Counterpoint

Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre, Hong Kong

2009 Architecture is … Discourse with music

Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong

Artist in Residence

2016 Hongti Art Center, Busan

2016 Oil Street Art Space, Hong Kong

2013 GlogauAir, Berlin

2011 Summercamp Electrified 2011, Timelab, Gent, Belgium

2010 City As Play: Japan – Hong Kong Cultural Exchange Programme, Co-organised by Osage Art Foundation and Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Teaching, Guest Lectures, Artist’s Talk

2016 Assistant Professor, Department of Photography, College of Arts, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

2016 Tutor, Workshop (8 Sessions) – Book of Light and Show, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

2016 Speaker, Artist’s Talk, Piccoloministr. 316, Goethe-Institut Hongkong

2013 Guest Speaker. Dept. of Cultural and Creative Arts, The Hong Kong Institute of Education

2013 Guest Speaker, Young Friends, Friends of the Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2012 Guest Speaker, Young Friends, Friends of the Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2012 NewNowNext – A Talk with Young Chinese Artists. Asia Art Pacific and Chambers Fine Arts of New York/Beijing

2012 Guest Speaker, Centre for the Arts, Student Affairs Office, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2011 Guest Speaker, Portfolio Workshop. Visual Arts Axis, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

2009 Guest lecturer and Workshops Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

2009 Guest Speaker, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards, Hong Kong Museum of Art

Awards & Achievements

2016 Emerging Artist Scheme, Hong Kong Arts Development Council

2016 Arts Development Fund (Cultural Exchange Project), Home Affairs Bureau, Government of Hong Kong SAR

2016 HKADC Delegation in Gwangju Biennale 2016, Hong Kong Arts Development Council

2015 Finalist , Media Art Category, The 20th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards 

2013 Grantee, Prof. Maiching Kao Fine Arts Fund

2010 40 under 40, Perspective Magazine

2009 Young Artist Award, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards, Hong Kong Museum of Art

2009 Gold Award, Interactive Media Category, The 14th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards

2008 Collection of Documentaries of Chinese Performance Art, Macao Museum of Art, Macao

2008 Outstanding work, Graduation show, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

Publications

Silas Fong: Works 2008-2016. Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong, 2016, pp. 1-76.

20 Years of Goethe Gallery. Goethe Institut Hongkong, 2016, pp. 22-23.

POST PIXEL. Animamix Biennale. Exh. cat. Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Government of
Hong Kong SAR, 2016, pp. 24-27.

Timesheets. Artist book comissioned by Oil Street Art Space, Hong Kong, 2016, pp. 1-80.

Piccoloministr. 316. Exh. cat. Goethe Institut Hongkong, Hong Kong, 2016, pp. 1-16.

Time Test: International Video Art Research Exhibition. Exh. cat. CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, 2016, pp. 236.

Silas Fong: Sitcom. Exh. cat. Observation Society, Guangzhou, 2012, pp. 1-16.

Hong Kong Eye: Contemporary Hong Kong Art, Skira Editore S.p.A. , Milan, 2012.

Move on Asia. Exh. cat. Alternative Space LOOP, Seoul, 2012, pp. 62-63.

Media Landscape, Zone East. Exh. cat. Alternative Space LOOP, Seoul, 2010.

This is Hong Kong: 15 Video Artists, Para/Site Art Space , Hong Kong, 2010.

Work in Spreading: Images of Circulation and Retranslation, Timezone 8, Beijing, 2010.