Dr. Hung Keung
Design (Bachelor's degree)
New & Digital Media Artist / Scholar / Researcher / Media Art Specialist / Associate Professor, Department of Cultural and Creative Arts, The Education University of Hong Kong / Director and Founder of innov + media lab (imhklab) / MA @ Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (UK) / Research @ ZKM (Germany) / PhD @ The Planetary Collegium, Zurich University of the Arts (Switzerland) & University of Plymouth (UK), supervised by Prof. Dr. Jill Scott and Prof. Dr. Thea Brejzek.
Dr. HUNG’s innovative practice involves working and researching across a range of media, including interactive performance, moving images, photography, experimental ink painting, installation and writing, etc. Alongside his individual practice and research he also leads a research lab ‘ imhk lab’ focus on new media art and design practice in research relation to Chinese philosophy and interactivity, which began in 2005.
His digital media artist successfully demonstrating how Chinese conceptual philosophy integrated with digital media technology. Providing a novel way of defining the relation between traditional Chinese art theory and contemporary art practice. HUNG Keung’s art works address themes relating to history, and the effects of modernisation, urbanisation and globalisation on their respective societies and cultures, as well as internationally.
Dr. HUNG’s solo exhibitions have been held at Art Basel Hong Kong (2013); Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, U.K. (2012); Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon (2011); among others. He has also exhibited in various group exhibitions globally including: ITÄ-AASIAN VIDEOIKKUNA/East Asian Video Frames-Shades of Urbanization, Pori Art Museum, Finland (2016); INK REMIX: Contemporary Art from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong at Canberra Museum and Gallery, Australia (2015); and Conforming to Vicinity—A Cross-Strait Four-Region Artistic Exchange Project in Macau, Taiwan, Shenzhen and Hong Kong (2014-2015). Hung’s videos and interactive art have received the Prize of Excellence at the Hong Kong Arts Biennial in 2001 and the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Achievement Award in 2009.