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Chan Sai Lok

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Chan Sai Lok Hong Kong

Currently lives and works in Hong Kong
 
Education
2009
Master of Arts in Gender Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2008
Master of Fine Arts (MFA), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2001
Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 
Solo Exhibitions
2021
‘Art Next Expo 2021’, Lanson Place Hotel, Causeway Bay, HK
2020
‘Everyday Practice at 20’, Hidden Space, HK
2019
‘”Seven Reds Towards Light” poetry installation’, ARoS Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
‘Everyday Practice’, Flux Factory, New York, USA
‘Land on Longing and Exile’, Experimental Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre, HK
2018
‘A Flower Like Us’, Market Museum
2016
‘Alongside Poetry in an Alley’, experimental project, A Walk with A3, Wanchai, HK
‘Somewhere, solo exhibition’, Goethe-Gallery and Black box, HK
2013
‘It’s Hard to Say’,  Ch’ien Mu Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
‘Meeting Late’,  A.Lift Gallery, HK
2011
‘Still Miss You After These Years’, Unit Gallery, HK
‘Simple Wordings’, Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, HK
2008
‘Future, at Variance with Memories’, Cheng Ming Building, CUHK, HK
2007
‘One Way Ticket’, Ch’ien Mu Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
2006
‘In These Years’, Ch’ien Mu Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
2005
‘Writer’s Visual Notes’, Ch’ien Mu Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
‘Painting about Pablo Neruda’, Violet Bookstore, HK
‘Bai Hua Shen Chu’, Art Commune, Cattle Depot Artist Village, HK
2004
‘Embracing Bookstore’, Violet Bookstore, HK
2002
‘A Corner’, Open Studio, Kowloon Bay, HK
 
Group Exhibitions
2022
‘A Book Act 1’, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
‘LOVE+: Awakening Exhibition’, Hong Kong Arts Centre, HK
‘Be 40 Mixed Media Exhibition’, Fringe Club, HK
‘“Made in Hong Kong” special collection’, Art Central, HK
2021
‘The Name Red’, Fringe Club, HK
2019
‘Water and Ashes of Our Time’, Association DOC, Paris, France
‘Fine Artworks of Representative Asian Artists’, Vincom Center for Contemporary Art, Hanoi, Vietnam
‘Together We March Forward –  New Asia 70th Anniversary Art Exhibition’, H Queen’s, HK
2018
‘Flux Factory Auction & Gala’, Plaxall Gallery, New York, USA
‘Artist-in-residency at Flux Factory’, New York, USA
‘Scenery of Dialogue – Artist in Hospital’, 1a space, Artist Cattle Depot Village, HK
‘UOB Art in Ink Award’, H Queen’s and Art Central, HK
2017
‘Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists Exhibition’, The James Christie Room and The Rotunda of Exchange Square, HK
2015
‘INKcarnation: Literary Tattoos’, 1a Space, Cattle Depot Artist Village, HK
‘Then, It’s Light Up’,  Oil art space, HK
‘In Conversations’, YY9 Gallery, HK
2014
‘Taking a Walk in Kowloon Walled City Park’, Exhibition Gallery HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, HK
‘In/visible – Group exhibition of Chan Sai-lok and Benjemin Hao’, A.Lift Gallery, HK
‘Out of Light’, A.Lift Gallery, HK
2013
‘Boing!! Pop up Night Market’, Osage Gallery, HK
‘Octave’, A.Lift Gallery, HK
2012
‘Everyday Text’, The Blue House, Wanchai, HK
‘Southern District Literary Trail– Creative Writing & Flower Plaque Making’, Aberdeen Promenade, HK
2011
‘Abject’, Studio Bibliotheque, Singapore
‘House of Literature in Ruins’, Choi Yuen Village, Shek Kong, Yuen Long, HK
2010
‘You Are Here, I Am Not’, Osage Gallery, HK
2006
‘Look! There flies their 21 grams!’ – Poetry / Music / Dance Cross Arts Performance in the 6th Hong Kong Literature Festival, Hong Kong Central Library Exhibition Gallery, HK
2005
‘Poems, Poets and Objects’, Violet Bookstore, HK
‘Wandering Around the Landscape’, Hui’s Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
2004
‘Qiu Ying – Poetry x Visual Arts’, series of exhibitions from May 2004 to Jun 2005
Violet Bookstore (curator), HK
2002
‘Finalists Exhibition of the 17th Philippe Charriol Foundation Art Competition’
group exhibition, Time Square Hong Kong and Macau Cultural Center, HK
2001
‘16 Seats’, Exhibition Hall of Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
‘You, Bastard~!’, Hui’s Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
‘Nokia Art Asia 2000 – Playground of Your Imagination’, group exhibition,
Insa Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
2000
‘City Festival 2001 – Blue is Blue Contemporary Art’, Hong Kong City Hall Exhibition Hall, HK
 
Awards
2017 UOB Art in Ink Award
Awardee of the Ting Yen Yung Memorial Creative Award
The Awards for Creative Writing in Chinese
Professor Mayching Kao Art History Award
 
Artist In Residence
2019
Artist-collective-in-residence at ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
2018
Artist-in-residence at Flux Factory, New York
Art-Critic-in-residence at Hong Kong House, Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale, Japan
Art Writer at Oi!, Oil Street Art Space, Hong Kong
2017
Artist in Hospital, SHINE Recovery Centre of Psychiatric Department in Kowloon Hospital, HK
 
Publications
Everyday Practice, 2020
The Countenance of Text, 2019
Writing Painting, 2016
Future, at variance with memories, 2008
One Way Ticket, 2007

Currently lives and works in Hong Kong
 
Education
2009
Master of Arts in Gender Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2008
Master of Fine Arts (MFA), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2001
Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 
Solo Exhibitions
2021
‘Art Next Expo 2021’, Lanson Place Hotel, Causeway Bay, HK
2020
‘Everyday Practice at 20’, Hidden Space, HK
2019
‘”Seven Reds Towards Light” poetry installation’, ARoS Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
‘Everyday Practice’, Flux Factory, New York, USA
‘Land on Longing and Exile’, Experimental Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre, HK
2018
‘A Flower Like Us’, Market Museum
2016
‘Alongside Poetry in an Alley’, experimental project, A Walk with A3, Wanchai, HK
‘Somewhere, solo exhibition’, Goethe-Gallery and Black box, HK
2013
‘It’s Hard to Say’,  Ch’ien Mu Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
‘Meeting Late’,  A.Lift Gallery, HK
2011
‘Still Miss You After These Years’, Unit Gallery, HK
‘Simple Wordings’, Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, HK
2008
‘Future, at Variance with Memories’, Cheng Ming Building, CUHK, HK
2007
‘One Way Ticket’, Ch’ien Mu Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
2006
‘In These Years’, Ch’ien Mu Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
2005
‘Writer’s Visual Notes’, Ch’ien Mu Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
‘Painting about Pablo Neruda’, Violet Bookstore, HK
‘Bai Hua Shen Chu’, Art Commune, Cattle Depot Artist Village, HK
2004
‘Embracing Bookstore’, Violet Bookstore, HK
2002
‘A Corner’, Open Studio, Kowloon Bay, HK
 
Group Exhibitions
2022
‘A Book Act 1’, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
‘LOVE+: Awakening Exhibition’, Hong Kong Arts Centre, HK
‘Be 40 Mixed Media Exhibition’, Fringe Club, HK
‘“Made in Hong Kong” special collection’, Art Central, HK
2021
‘The Name Red’, Fringe Club, HK
2019
‘Water and Ashes of Our Time’, Association DOC, Paris, France
‘Fine Artworks of Representative Asian Artists’, Vincom Center for Contemporary Art, Hanoi, Vietnam
‘Together We March Forward –  New Asia 70th Anniversary Art Exhibition’, H Queen’s, HK
2018
‘Flux Factory Auction & Gala’, Plaxall Gallery, New York, USA
‘Artist-in-residency at Flux Factory’, New York, USA
‘Scenery of Dialogue – Artist in Hospital’, 1a space, Artist Cattle Depot Village, HK
‘UOB Art in Ink Award’, H Queen’s and Art Central, HK
2017
‘Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists Exhibition’, The James Christie Room and The Rotunda of Exchange Square, HK
2015
‘INKcarnation: Literary Tattoos’, 1a Space, Cattle Depot Artist Village, HK
‘Then, It’s Light Up’,  Oil art space, HK
‘In Conversations’, YY9 Gallery, HK
2014
‘Taking a Walk in Kowloon Walled City Park’, Exhibition Gallery HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, HK
‘In/visible – Group exhibition of Chan Sai-lok and Benjemin Hao’, A.Lift Gallery, HK
‘Out of Light’, A.Lift Gallery, HK
2013
‘Boing!! Pop up Night Market’, Osage Gallery, HK
‘Octave’, A.Lift Gallery, HK
2012
‘Everyday Text’, The Blue House, Wanchai, HK
‘Southern District Literary Trail– Creative Writing & Flower Plaque Making’, Aberdeen Promenade, HK
2011
‘Abject’, Studio Bibliotheque, Singapore
‘House of Literature in Ruins’, Choi Yuen Village, Shek Kong, Yuen Long, HK
2010
‘You Are Here, I Am Not’, Osage Gallery, HK
2006
‘Look! There flies their 21 grams!’ – Poetry / Music / Dance Cross Arts Performance in the 6th Hong Kong Literature Festival, Hong Kong Central Library Exhibition Gallery, HK
2005
‘Poems, Poets and Objects’, Violet Bookstore, HK
‘Wandering Around the Landscape’, Hui’s Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
2004
‘Qiu Ying – Poetry x Visual Arts’, series of exhibitions from May 2004 to Jun 2005
Violet Bookstore (curator), HK
2002
‘Finalists Exhibition of the 17th Philippe Charriol Foundation Art Competition’
group exhibition, Time Square Hong Kong and Macau Cultural Center, HK
2001
‘16 Seats’, Exhibition Hall of Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
‘You, Bastard~!’, Hui’s Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
‘Nokia Art Asia 2000 – Playground of Your Imagination’, group exhibition,
Insa Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
2000
‘City Festival 2001 – Blue is Blue Contemporary Art’, Hong Kong City Hall Exhibition Hall, HK
 
Awards
2017 UOB Art in Ink Award
Awardee of the Ting Yen Yung Memorial Creative Award
The Awards for Creative Writing in Chinese
Professor Mayching Kao Art History Award
 
Artist In Residence
2019
Artist-collective-in-residence at ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
2018
Artist-in-residence at Flux Factory, New York
Art-Critic-in-residence at Hong Kong House, Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale, Japan
Art Writer at Oi!, Oil Street Art Space, Hong Kong
2017
Artist in Hospital, SHINE Recovery Centre of Psychiatric Department in Kowloon Hospital, HK
 
Publications
Everyday Practice, 2020
The Countenance of Text, 2019
Writing Painting, 2016
Future, at variance with memories, 2008
One Way Ticket, 2007

Exhibitions

A BOOK ACT 1