Hong Kong - ArtisTree - TaiKoo Place May 2013
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Sheung Chi Kwan

KWAN Sheung Chi was born in 1980, Hong Kong. He graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003. In 2002 “Kwan Sheung Chi Touring Series Exhibitions, Hong Kong” was toured in 10 major exhibition venues in Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Art Centre presented “A Retrospective of Kwan Sheung Chi”. In addition to his studio practice, he is also a founding member of the Hong Kong Arts Discovery Channel (HKADC), and local art groups, hkPARTg (Political Art Group) and Woofer Ten. In 2009, He had been awarded the Starr Foundation Fellowship from the Asian Cultural Council, to take part in an international residency program in New York, USA.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012
  • “100 things, a little retrospective”, gallery EXIT, Hong Kong
  • “Collected Works”, Yuka Tsuruno, Tokyo, Japan
2011
  • “New Media Section”, Art Taipei 2011, Taipei, Taiwan
2009
  • “No matter. Try again. Fail again.”, gallery EXIT, Hong Kong
2006
  • “I (still) like the way it is”, Executive Centre, Cheung Kong Center, Hong Kong
  • “She’s Out of Town”, art-lease.com ltd, Cheung Kong Center, Hong Kong
2002
  • “A Retrospective of Kwan Sheung Chi”, Experimental Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
  • “Kwan Sheung Chi Touring Series Exhibitions, Hong Kong”, Hong Kong Heritage Museum; Artists Commune; Videotage; Hong Kong Museum of Art; Hanart TZ Gallery; Para/Site Central; Grotto Fine Art Ltd; Fringe Club; Para/Site Art Space; Hong Kong Visual Art Centre, Hong Kong

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012
  • “Curatorial Hub”, TEMP, New York, USA
  • “Philosopher’s (knock-off) Stone: Turning Gold Into Plastic”, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
  • “Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)”, Videotage, Hong Kong
  • “Kashiwa City Jack” – Asia Pacific Contemporary media arts from Daisuke Miyatsu Collection, Kashiwa City Jack, Japan
  • “Similarities and Differences” - Asian Contemporary Media Arts from Daisuke Miyatsu Collection, ArtShow Busan 2012, BEXCO, Korea
  • “Mobile M+: Yau Ma Tei”, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong
  • “HONG KONG DIARY”, Young video art from Hong Kong, 25 Bilder/Sekunde, Mannheim, Germany
  • “Gelassenheit: Letting It Be”, 2P Contemporary Art, Hong Kong
  • “Running on the Sidelines”, Hong Kong New Media Art Exhibition, Soka Art Center Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
  • “Wearable Exhibition: Bring Art Everywhere”, Fotan, Hong Kong
2011
  • “Homemade video from Hong Kong”, CologneOFF 2011 Baltic Sea, ARAD, Szczecin European City of Culture 2016, Szczecin, Poland; National Center for Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg, Russia; Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia, Arad Art Museum, Romania
  • “Except why not just come right out and say it:”, Collectors House, Heerlen, The Netherlands
2010
  • “Videozone V”, The 5th International Video Biennial in Israel, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • “Homemade video from Hong Kong”, Experimenta! Mostra De Videos, HSESC Campinas, Brazil
  • “Everything Goes Wrong for the Poor Couple”, ART HK 10, Hong Kong
  • “Specific Gravity”, Location One, New York, USA
  • “The Pavilion of Realism”, Other Gallery, Shanghai, China
  • “A Guide to Job Loss”, Inheritance Projects, Shenzhen, China
2009
  • “One Degree of Separation”, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • “Dwelling”, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
2008
  • “Looking for Antonio Mak”, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
  • “Inside Looking Out”, Osage Singapore, Singapore
  • “HK Unveiled - Contemporary Art in the SAR”, Atting House, Hong Kong
  • “Hong Kong Anarchitecture Bananas: Artists who reclaim space”, Artist Commune, Hong Kong
  • “Everyday Anomalies”, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, United Kingdom
  • “Sun of Beach”, Wong Wai Wheel Artspace, Hong Kong
2007
  • “Have You Eaten Yet? - 2007 Asian Art Biennial”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
  • “Time After Time”, Hollywood Centre, Hong Kong
  • “Outlook.Shenzhen”, COCO Park, Shenzhen, China
  • “Reversing Horizons”, Artist Reflections of the Hong Kong Handover 10th Anniversary, MoCA Shanghai, Shanghai, China
  • “Back to the Basic”, C&G Artpartment, Hong Kong
  • “Inside Looking Out”, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong; Osage Beijing, Beijing, China
  • “Strangers”, Japanese & Hong Kong Artists Exchange Project, Contemporary Art Factory, Tokyo, Japan
  • “Primitive Contemporary”, Asian Video Art Exhibition Series 8, Artists Commune, Hong Kong
2006
  • “aWay”, Group Exhibition of Contemporary Visual Artists, 1a space, Hong Kong
  • “Asian Traffic”, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong
2005
  • “Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 2005”, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
  • “Irreality”, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
2004
  • “Summer Show 2004”, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
2003
  • “Graduation: Moving Forward, Looking Backward”, Graduation Exhibition of the Fine Arts Department, Art Museum, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2002
  • “Philippe Charriol Foundation 17th Annual Art Competition Finalists Exhibition”, Time Square, Hong Kong; Macao Museum of Art, Macao
  • “Young Artists' Exhibition”, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
  • “Five Individuals”, Cross University Student Exhibition, The Art School Learning Centre Gallery, Hong Kong
2001
  • “Joint Exhibition of Kwan Sheung-chi & Li Chiu-wan”, Foyer Gallery, Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • “Joint Funeral of Chow & Kwan”, Expectation to Expectation, 1a space, Hong Kong

Awards

2011
  • “Award for Young Artist”, Hong Kong Arts Development, Hong Kong
2009
  • “Starr Foundation Fellowship”, Asian Cultural Council, New York, USA
2003
  • “Hui’s Fine Arts Award”, The Art of CUHK 2003, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2001
  • “Cheung’s Fine Arts Award”, The Art of CUHK 2001, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Residence

2009-2010
  • “International Residency Program”, Location One, New York, USA
2009
  • “ArtWalk Drinking Challenge 2009”, Hong Kong ArtWalk 2009, Hong Kong
2007
  • “Strangers”, Japanese & Hong Kong Artists Exchange Project, Tokyo & Kawasaki, Japan

Collections

  • AllianceBernstein Hong Kong Limited, Hong Kong
  • Bank of America (Asia) Ltd, Hong Kong
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell, Hong Kong

Artworks

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