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Luke Ching

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Luke Ching Hong Kong

Born in 1972, Hong Kong
Lives and works in Hong Kong

Luke Ching sees himself as a spontaneous observer of the city. He deconstructs the city, observes it, and then rebuilds a city which is in-between the real life city and a conceptual city, by his works of art.

Education
1998
Master of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1996
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Born in 1972, Hong Kong
Lives and works in Hong Kong

Luke Ching sees himself as a spontaneous observer of the city. He deconstructs the city, observes it, and then rebuilds a city which is in-between the real life city and a conceptual city, by his works of art.

Education
1998
Master of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1996
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Solo Exhibitions
2016
‘For Now We See Through a Window, Dimly’, Gallery Exit, Hong Kong

2014
‘Luke Ching: Screensaver’, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong

2008
‘Folk Art Series’, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Blackburn, UK

2007
‘2 in 1’, Hong Kong Visual Art Centre, Hong Kong

2006
‘Language Center’, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
‘Two Associations in Vermont’, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, US

2005
‘Shanghai Street Photo Studio’, Shanghai Street Art Space, Hong Kong

Group Exhibitions
2017
‘Composing Stories with Fragments of Time’, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong
‘Allegory Practice of Personification’ performingART project, Oil Street Art Space, Hong Kong
Art Basel Hong Kong
Look/17 Liverpool International Photography Festival, Liverpool, UK

2016
‘One Belongs Where One Is Content’, 1a space, Hong Kong
Art Basel Hong Kong
‘Connect 4’, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
‘Language’, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
‘No Cause for Alarm’, La MaMa Galleria, New York, US

2015
‘In The Name of Art: Hong Kong Contemporary Art Exhibition’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei
‘I Submit To The Wisdom Of The Body’, Silverlens Gallery, Manila
‘Imagine There’s no Country, Above Us Only Cities’, Para/Site, Hong Kong
‘First, Then and After’, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong
‘Ceramics Show by Non-ceramics Artist’,1a space, Hong Kong
‘Drawing. Art of Re-Zuo’, AMNUA, Nanking

2014
‘Wong Ma Kwa’, Innovation Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
‘The Invisible Hand: Curating as Gesture’, CAFAM Biennale, Beijing

2013
Community Art Project, Pofulam Village, Hong Kong
‘Topology of Urban Resistance’, Hanina Art Space, Israel

2012
‘Dezipcoding: Project Glocal at DiverseCity’, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
‘Philosopher’s (Knock – off) Stone: Turning Gold into Plastic’, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong
‘Market Force’, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong
‘Pop Up Art Market‘, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong
Post-Straight: Contemporary Hong Kong Photography’, Hong Kong Heritage Museum

2011
‘Posing Museum- A Conversation between Luke Ching & Ducky Tse Exhibition’, Lumenvisum, Hong Kong
‘Primitive Contemporary III Series – Primitive Craftsmanship, Contemporary Mechanism’, Artist Commune, Hong Kong
‘Live Ammon’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei

2010
‘New Vision: New Color’, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
‘The Problem of Asia’, Chalk Horse, Sydney, Australia

2009
‘Charming Experience’, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
‘Departure’, Hexiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
‘One Degree of Separation’, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, UK
2008
‘Hide and Seek: Urban Contemporary Asia Art Trail’, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Blackburn, UK.
‘Everyday Anomalies’, Phoenix Art Association, Brighton, UK
‘Fair Enough’, Phoenix Gallery, Hong Kong

2007
‘Two or Three Things About Hong Kong Part Two: hk.city.hk’, City U Gallery, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
‘Chinglish’, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
‘Reversing Horizons’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
‘Pivotal Decade’, Chinese Art Centre, Manchester, UK
‘A Realm with No Coordinates’, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou, China

2005
Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 2005, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong

Awards
2006
Freeman Studio Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, US
2005
Award Winner, Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 2005, Hong Kong
2000
Champion of Painting Section, Philippe Charriol’s Modern Art Competition, Hong Kong
P.S 1 Contemporary Arts Center Studio Program, New York, US
1998
Ramon Woon Creative Prize ,CUHK, Hong Kong

Collections
M+ Museum, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Museum of Art
Blackburn Museum, Blackburn, UK
Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK

Residencies
2016
Hong Kong Design Institute, Hong Kong
2012
Breath, Chinese Arts Centre, UK
2008
plAAy: Hide and Seek, Blackburn Museum, UK
2007
Hong Kong Visual Art Centre, Hong Kong
2006
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum Residence Program, Fukuoka, Japan
Vermont Studio Program, US
2003
Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong
Wanakio 2003, Noren Market, Okinawa, Japan
2000
P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center Studio Program, New York, US

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