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Lau Chi Chung Hong Kong

Born Hong Kong
Lives and works in Hong Kong
Karin Weber Gallery artist Lau Chi Chung is a freelance photographer and commercial art. His subject matter is inspired by his passion for cinema, photography, travel, historic images, in addition to concepts of time and space. Lau’s work has been exhibited in various countries and is collected by museums and private individuals.

Born Hong Kong
Lives and works in Hong Kong
Karin Weber Gallery artist Lau Chi Chung is a freelance photographer and commercial art. His subject matter is inspired by his passion for cinema, photography, travel, historic images, in addition to concepts of time and space. Lau’s work has been exhibited in various countries and is collected by museums and private individuals.

Says the artist, “Let the past sleep for when the new day comes what awaits us is an interpretation of the old landscape.”
Chung’s photography series Landscaped Artifacts (2013) has gained him the “New Photography Artist of the Year Award” at Lianzhou Foto Festival 2013.

Education
1999
Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design, The Surrey Institute of Art and Design University College, England
1996
Diploma in Interior Design, Caritas Bianchi College of Careers, Hong Kong

Solo Exhibitions
2014
‘Last Landscape’, Lumenvisum, JCCAC, Hong Kong
2007
‘The Only Day’, an abandoned house on the hill, Cheung Chau/Kapok, Hong Kong

Selected  Group Exhibitions
2017
‘Composing Stories with Fragments of Time’, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong
Look/17 Liverpool International Photography Festival, Liverpool, UK

2016
‘Here is Zine‧Here is Hong Kong’, PMQ, Hong Kong
‘Here is Zine‧Here is Hong Kong’, TOKYO CULTUART by BEAMS, Tokyo, Japan
‘YUEN YEUNG: Contemporary Photography 7 artists from Hong Kong’ Festival of the Light of Buenos Aires Argentina 2016, Buenos Aires, Argentina
‘1000 FAMILIES’ 4th Hong Kong International Photo Festival. TaiKoo Place ArtisTree, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Contemporary Photography Exhibition 2016, L0 Gallery, JCCAC, Hong Kong

2015
‘Jimei X Arles: East West Encounters International Photo Festival’, Three Shadows Xiamen Photography Art Centre, Xiamen, China
‘Invisible Photographer Asia, Hong Kong & Taiwan Photographers Showcase’ Angkor Photo Festival 2015, Angkor, Cambodia
‘The PhotoBook Exhibition’ Athens Photo Festival, Athens, Greece
‘Crush On My City’, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong

2014
‘Open Call Showcase’ the 4th Singapore International Photography Festival 2014, Singapore

2013
‘Yuen Yueng: A Contemporary Photography Exhibition by Seven Hong Kong Artists’ the 9th LIANZHOU FOTO 2013, Lianzhou, China
‘HKID Hong Kong Identity’ A Contemporary Photography Exhibition. Chinese Museum, Melbourne, Australia
Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards 2012, The Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong

2012
‘Hong Kong Photography Series 3: Beyond the Portrait’, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong

2011
‘Kotoba: Hong Kong Photographer Series’ A Charity show for helping Japan, Upper Station Photo Gallery, Hong Kong

2010
‘Five Sensations of Life’. Muji, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong/Atelier Muji, Taikoo Plaza, Hong Kong

2008
‘Hong Kong Anarchitecture Bananas: Artists who reclaim space’, Cattle Depot Artist Village, Hong Kong        ‘Folktale’ Art installation, Kai Tak Airport, Hong Kong
‘Love From Hong Kong’ (Hong Kong Handover Edition), on behalf of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC), Harbour City, Hong Kong

2007
‘Love From Hong Kong’Tokyo’s Designer’s Week, on behalf of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC), Tokyo, Japan
‘Remembering Hong Kong x Local Creative Forces’, Hong Kong Times Square, Hong Kong

2005
‘The Last Radiance of Life’, Visual Space on Shanghai Street, Yau Mei Tei, Hong Kong

Awards
2013
‘New Photography Artist of the Year Award’ , Lianzhou Foto Festival

Collection
Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Exhibitions

‘Composing Stories with Fragments of Time:'
Works by Kurt Chan, Annie Wan, Francis Yu, Luke Ching, Angela Su, Lau Chi Chung, Carmen Ng, and Elva Lai