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Recent Works by Tang Ying Chi and Tang Ying Mui

  • Tsang Shiu Tim Art Hall HKUST (map)
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The exhibition features two artists’ work from painting to site-specific installation. Tang Ying Chi transferred photographic images to paintings of the portrait of unknown people from the streets, while Tang Ying Mui, Grace shows three works about time; which interact with audiences, inviting them to imagine the various situations of time and reality. 

Artist Biography

Tang Ying Chi 鄧凝姿
Tang Ying Chi obtained DFA, MFA, BA Fine Art from Goldsmiths College of the University of London in England and RMIT in Australia respectively. Tang is an active art practitioner who merged various roles as practicing artist, educator, curator and writer. She has over 20 solo exhibitions, and participated in many group exhibitions in Hong Kong and internationally. Tang obtained numerous awards/fellowships/residency such as Visiting Fellow at the Hong Kong Design Institute (2016-17), Artist Residency at the Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence and Art Quarter Residency at Budapest, Hungary (2015), Artist Residency at Faculty of Art, Chiangmai University, Thailand (2012), Artist-in-Residence, Lingnan University, Department of Visual Studies (2010), People of the Time by British Council of Hong Kong (2008), the Urban Council Fine Art Awards at the Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial (1996) etc. She is now the museum advisor of Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the HKSAR and art advisor of Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Recently, Tang experiments multi-media work about city and people in everyday perspective.

鄧凝姿先後獲得英國倫敦大學金匠學院及澳洲皇家墨爾本理工大學學士、碩士及博士學位。鄧氏為活躍藝術工作者,兼有藝術創作者、教育/策展及寫作人身份。鄧氏有超過20個個人展覽及在海內外參與不少群體展。亦獲多個獎項,如2016-17年期間於香港知專設計學院訪問學人,2015年於匈牙利布達佩斯Art Quarter Budapest的藝術駐留計劃,2012 年泰國清邁大學藝術系及2010年嶺南大學視覺藝術系校藝術家,2008年香港英國文化協會的當代人物及1996年由市政局頒發的香港藝年展獎。鄧氏現為香港康文署及香港藝術發展局藝術顧問. 鄧氏近期實驗以日常角度有關城市及人的多媒介作品。

Tang Ying Mui, Grace 鄧凝梅
Tang Ying Mui, Grace was born in Hong Kong, Graduated from BA (Fine Art), Goldsmiths College, University of London and MSC, University of Westminster, UK. She had lived in the U.K. for more than ten years, after returning to Hong Kong she has been working as an artist.

Tang uses un-advanced technology, unsophisticated skills and materials (wire and packaging tape, plastic wrapped wire, textile fur, etc) from the industry to build up works and explores the fragile condition of humans existence, the external and internal boundaries built around people.

She has been working on a project called "A call from the pre-historic time" which involves the four basic elements in survival: clothing, eating, shelter and mobility, to explore the way of living and the system in society at our modern age.

Besides making art works, she is an active member in the area of art promotion:

She is the founding member of MIA group, organizer of Arts Containers Projects in West Kowloon area, receiver of the Arts Development Council Education Award, founder of Front/Side gallery to provide an independent space for Hong Kong artists, promote art to the public and nurture of local art collectors.





Date: 12-27 Mar 2018 (Mon-Sun)
Time: 1-5 pm
Venue: Tsang Shi Tim Art Hall, HKUST


Free admission
All are welcome

Other Exhibition Activities

  • Meeting with Artists

Date: 27 Feb (Tue)
Time: 1:15-2 pm
Venue: Tsang Shiu Tim Art Hall
Language: Cantonese
Online Registration: click here

*Refreshments will be served

  • Talk: A Walk Through Time by Prof. Michael Wong

Date: 27 Feb (Tue)
Time: 2-3 pm
Venue: Tsang Shiu Tim Art Hall
Language: English
Online Registration: click here

Presented by The HKUST Center for Education innovation and Center for the Arts