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Chihoi

Trinity With Heaven And Earth I

Chihoi

Trinity With Heaven And Earth II

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Chihoi Hong Kong

Born in 1977, Hong Kong

Currently lives and works in HK

 

Education

1999

Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutritional Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Solo and Duo Exhibitions

2019

‘Library & 6F Basement’, Art and Culture Outreach Art Space, HK

‘A Very Long Walk’, Gallery Exit, Taipei Dangdai, Taiwan

2018

‘Library & the Reading Room”, Mangasick, Taipei, Taiwan

2017

‘Dream Books’, Shimokitazawa Generations, Taipei, Taiwan

2016

‘Permanent Transition’, CL3 Architects Ltd, HK

2014

‘New Dust’, Gallery Exit, HK

2012

‘Behind the view – duo exhibition of Lulu Ngai and Chihoi’, Cafe Showroom / Off-Site, Taipei, Taiwan.

2010

‘Unknown Emotion’, Fumetto Comix Festival, Luzern, Switzerland

2008

‘Crumb of Drawings’, Mogu, Taipei, Taiwan

‘Sinfonia — Chihoi and Hok Tak Yeung‘, BilBolBul Festival, Bologna, Italy

2007

‘Hochaaa! Chihoi’s Comic, 10-Year Retrospective!’, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hulahoop, and Joint Publishing Jonathan Bookshop, HK

2006

‘District Borders – Tsang Kin-Wah, Chihoi’, Shanghai Street Artspace, HK

2002

‘Reminiscence of Solitude’, Club 64, HK

1999

‘The Summer’, Eureka Bookshop, 1999, HK

Born in 1977, Hong Kong

Currently lives and works in HK

 

Education

1999

Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutritional Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Solo and Duo Exhibitions

2019

‘Library & 6F Basement’, Art and Culture Outreach Art Space, HK

‘A Very Long Walk’, Gallery Exit, Taipei Dangdai, Taiwan

2018

‘Library & the Reading Room”, Mangasick, Taipei, Taiwan

2017

‘Dream Books’, Shimokitazawa Generations, Taipei, Taiwan

2016

‘Permanent Transition’, CL3 Architects Ltd, HK

2014

‘New Dust’, Gallery Exit, HK

2012

‘Behind the view – duo exhibition of Lulu Ngai and Chihoi’, Cafe Showroom / Off-Site, Taipei, Taiwan.

2010

‘Unknown Emotion’, Fumetto Comix Festival, Luzern, Switzerland

2008

‘Crumb of Drawings’, Mogu, Taipei, Taiwan

‘Sinfonia — Chihoi and Hok Tak Yeung‘, BilBolBul Festival, Bologna, Italy

2007

‘Hochaaa! Chihoi’s Comic, 10-Year Retrospective!’, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hulahoop, and Joint Publishing Jonathan Bookshop, HK

2006

‘District Borders – Tsang Kin-Wah, Chihoi’, Shanghai Street Artspace, HK

2002

‘Reminiscence of Solitude’, Club 64, HK

1999

‘The Summer’, Eureka Bookshop, 1999, HK

 

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

2020

‘Castles In The Air’, Karin Weber Gallery, HK

2018

‘nos:boostore in Ponding’, Ponding Space, Taipei, Taiwan

2017

‘Moving Mountain – nos:books exhibition’, Le Wonder / Liebert, France

‘To Each, His Zone’, Gallery Exit, HK

‘Holiday Dance’, Book Gallery Popotame, Tokyo, Japan

2015

‘Tell a Rock to Relax’, We Make It studio, Berlin, Germany

‘after / image’, Studio 52, HK

2014

‘4D Comics – Invitational Exhibition of Department of Fine Arts’, Hui Gallery, New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. HK

Art Basel HK, Gallery Exit, HK

‘Leung Ping Kwan (1949-2013), A Retrospective’, Central Library, HK; Hua Shan, Taipei, Taiwan

2013

‘漫出格’, Nanjing University of Arts, Nanjing, China

‘Art Basel HK’, Gallery Exit, HKCEC, HK

2012

‘Painting On and On Part 2 – Automatic Banana’, Gallery Exit, HK

2011

‘Octopus – Nine Contemporary Artists from Hong Kong’, Hanina Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

‘There Are Trees Above’, Gallery Exit, HK

‘Chernobyl 25th Anniversary Exhibition – Think Twice: A Nuclear Hong Kong?’, Pier 8

Central, HK

2010

‘Legacy and Creations – Art vs Art’, Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, China;

Hong Kong Museum of Art

2009

‘Lustfully Yours’, Hulahoop, HK

‘The Last Match’, Survival Kit Project, Baltanakts, Riga, Latvia

‘Friendship’, Small Press Expo 09, Gallery K1, Kulturhuset, Sweden

2008

‘Textualizing Hong Kong’, 11th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition,

Venice, Italy

‘Beautiful Journey, Beautiful World – Art Container Project’, West Kowloon Cultural District, HK

‘Chine(s)’, Festival BD à Bastia, Centre Culturale Una Volta, Corsica, France

‘China Comics Now’, London College of Communication, London, UK

2007

‘Poetry and Comics’ at Taipei Poetry Festival, NTUE Nanhai Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

‘Autobibliophiles — Artists who make or use books’, Studio Bibliotheque, HK

‘Comix Magneto – Singapore Version’, Substation, Singapore

‘Comix World Expo – #1 Seul dans la foule’, International Comic Festival of Angoulême, France

2006

‘The Inner, Outer Sphere – Hong Kong Contemporary Arts Exhibition’, KX Gallery,

Hamburg, Germany

‘Hong Kong Springrolllll’, Fumetto Comix Festival Luzern, Switzerland.

‘Comix Homebase — Comix Magneto’, Hong Kong Arts Centre, HK

2005

‘40075 km Comics’, L’Employé du Moi, Recyclart, Brussels, Belgium

‘Three thousand-layer pudding’, 1a Space, HK

2004

‘Portable Paysage’, Ox Warehouse, Macau

‘Comics and Poetry’, East Bank Bookshop, HK

2000

‘Windows of Hong Kong’, Fumetto Comix Festival, Luzern, Switzerland

1999

‘Cell C: Technicolor Comix Series’, Z+, HK

 

Award

2011

Désirée and Hans Michael Jebsen Fellowship, Asian Cultural Council, HK

 

Artist In Residency

2011

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA

 

Collection

M+ Museum, HK

Thomas J. Watson Library of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA

 

Publications

Comics

2020

The Book Fight, mini kuš! / Biedriba Grafiskie stasti, Jan 2020, Latvia.

2018

Library & I’m With My Saint, nos:books, Dec 2018, Taiwan.

2016

Fa Fa World 8 – Home Signal, Joint Publishing (HK), Jul 2016, HK.

2015

Fa Fa World 7 – Taste of Rain, Joint Publishing (HK), Jul 2015, HK.

Juna, trans. Kalle Hakkola & Hannele Richert, Finnish Comics Society, Aug 2015, Finland.

2014

Fa Fa World 6 – Bite to Love, Joint Publishing (HK), Jul 2014, HK.

The Train, Conundrum Press, Sep 2014, Canada.

2013

The Library, Conundrum Press, May 2013, Canada.

Fa Fa World 5 – How To Write This Word, Joint Publishing, Jul 2013, HK.

2012

Fa Fa World 4 – Give Dad a Kiss, Joint Publishing (HK), Jun 2012, HK.

Fa Fa World 2 – Longer Summer, BBT Books, Jan 2012, Beijing.

Détournements – La Littérature de Hong Kong en Bande Désinnée, trans. Camille Loivier, Atrabile, May 2012, Switzerland.

2011

Fa Fa World 3 – My Teacher is a Cat, Joint Publishing (HK), Apr 2011, HK.

Fa Fa World, BBT Books, Apr 2011, Beijing.

2010

Fa Fa World 2 – Longer Summer, Joint Publishing (HK), May 2010, HK.

Le Train, trans. Camille Loivier, Atrabile, Apr 2010, Switzerland.

2009

Fa Fa World, Joint Publishing (HK), May 2009, HK.

2008

A L’Horizon, Atrabile, Oct 2008, Switzerland.

Il Treno, trans. Giovanna Puppin, Canicola, Mar 2008, Italy.

2007

Hijacking – Hong Kong Comic Literature, co-author Kongkee, Joint Publishing (HK), Dec 2007. HK.

The Train, co-author Hung Hung, Dark Eyes Ltd, Nov 2007, Taiwan.

2003

Still Life, Wheatear Publishing, Apr 2003, HK. Re-edition Mar 2011.

2000

Piece of Mind, Igcool.com.inc., Jul 2000, HK.

1999

The Writer and Her Story, self-published, 1999, HK. Re-edition self-published, Jan 2005, HK. Re-edition by Kubrick & 29s, Jul 2007, HK.

1997

The Writer, self-published, 1997, HK.

 

Books

2007

Long Long Road — 25 Years of Independent Comics in Hong Kong, Joint Publishing (Beijing), Jul 2007, Beijing.

2006

Long Long Road — 25 Years of Independent Comics in Hong Kong, co-editor Craig Au Yeung, Joint Publishing (HK), Jul 2006, HK.

 

Multiples, Zines

2018

The Emperor’s New Clothes, Nieves, Feb 2018, Switzerland. Edition of 100.

2017

Dream Books ii, nos:books, Sep 2017, Taipei, Taiwan. Edition of 500.

Good Afternoon, Hong Kong! (slide-viewer), nos:books, Taipei, Jun 2017. Edition of 800.

2015

Pink Freud, nos:books, Taipei, Taiwan, Jun 2015. Edition of 500.

2013

Dream Books, nos:books, Taipei, Nov 2013. Edition of 300.

2009

Fa Fa Four Seasons (slide-viewer), self-published, HK, Aug 2009. Edition of 200.

 

Comics In Anthologies

2017

“Table-tennis”, Super Towers, ed. Vincent Fritz, Mar 2017, Germany.

2016

“Tram”, Comics Dialogue, Hong Kong Arts Centre and Les Halles de Schaerbeek, Sep

2016, HK/ Belgium.

“Fumetto Winners”, Fumetto Art Book, Fumetto Festival Luzern, Apr 2016, Switzerland.

2014

“Library”, “Borrowed Books”, Narrative Addiction, Aug 2014, China.

2013

“Der Zug”, Strapazin No.113, Dec 2013, Switzerland.

“Hong Kong ’83”, Strapazin No.112, Sep 2013, Switzerland.

Local Hong Kong, Joint Publishing (HK), Jul 2013, HK.

2012

“Library”, Canicola 11, Canicola, Apr 2012, HK.

2010

“Two Trees”, 2wBox Set W, B.ü.l.b. Comix, Nov 2010, Switzerland.

“I’m with my Saint”, Special Comix No.4, Nov 2010, China.

2009

“I’m with my Saint”, Lustfully Yours, Hulahoop Gallery, Nov 2009, HK.

“I’m with my Saint”, Canicola 8, Canicola, 2009, Italy.

“Stars”, Strapazin No.95, Strapazin, Jun 2009, Switzerland.

“Stars”, Special Comix No.3, 2009, China.

“Cartes Postales de Hong Kong”, Chine – Regards Croisés, Casterman, 2009, France.

“Havet”, Forresten No.23, Mar 2009, Norway.

2008

“Year of Change”, Sai Comics No.5, Sai Comics, Nov 2008, Korea.

“Grow some Rice!”, Instant Comix, IESG, Aug 2008, HK.

2007

“La Mer”, Bile Noire 16, Jan 2007, Switzerland.

“Geflüster”, Strapazin No.86, Strapazin, Mar 2007, Switzerland.

2006

“Mare” (Sea), Canicola 4, Canicola, 2006, Italy.

“Canine”, Desire of Comic Artists, Hong Kong Arts Centre & Artopia, Jan 2006, HK.

“Canine”, Orang 6, Jan 2006, Germany.

“Sad but not Depressed” and “Sorry”, Hong Kong Springrolllll, Dala Publishing, 2006, Taiwan.

Sai Comics Vol.2, Sai Comics, 2006, Korea.

2005

“Food for Cat”, Ma Petite Cuisine, Emile a une Vache, 2005, France.

2003

“Children Land”, collected in Chez Jérôme Comix #74, 2003, France.

2002

“The Low (Side B)”, Back in Education – Education Outside Institutions, Street Corner, HK.

“Oral Love”, Yummy Dragon #1 – The Amazing Oral Stories, Chihoi, 2002.

“Whisper”, Stereoscomic #4, Stereoscomic, 2002, France.

Spoutnik #3, Spoutnik, 2002, Canada.

2001

“A Couple”, Lai Tat Tat Wing’s Hong Kong Line, 一本堂, HK.

2000

“The Sleep”, Yummy Dragon # 0, Chihoi, 2000, HK.

“Contemplation”, Stereoscomic #2, Stereoscomic, 2000, France.

“20”, collected in Comix 2000, L’Association, 2000, France.

“The Low”, Cockroach #4, Igcool.com.inc., 2000, HK.

1999

“The Two”, Cockroach #3, Homework Production & Commercial Radio Productions Ltd., 1999, HK.

1998

“The End, Beautiful Friend”, Cockroach #2, Homework Production & Commercial Radio Productions Ltd., 1998, HK.

“McDonald’s / Don’t be a Slave”, Good night, Comrades! , Zuni Icosahedron, 1998, HK.

 

Columns

“Fa Fa World” (comics), The Sun (HK), Feb 2008 – Mar 2016, HK.

“Dream Too Much” (comics), Sing Pao Daily News, Sep – Dec 2007, HK.

Comics in Muse magazine, Aug 2007 – 2009, HK.

“Comics Hijacking Literature” (comics, with Kongkee), Fleurs des Lettres, Sep2006 –

Oct 2007, HK.

“Comics Life” (Comics & Illustration), Mingpao Weekly, Apr 2006 – Feb 2019, HK. “Sunday Comics” (with Kongkee), Mingpao News, Sep 2005 – Jun 2006, HK.

“On French Comics” (interviews), Mingpao News, May-Aug 2008, Hong Kong.

“Cross Infection” (comics, with Dorothy Tse), Artslink, Hong Kong Arts Centre, HK.

 

Illustrations And Text

2016

Flying hand – Shoo Tao’s Poems (illustration) by Shoo Tao, Dark Eyes Ltd, Jan 2016, Taiwan.

2015

A Living Space – The Homes of Pak Sha O (illustration), Academy of Visual Arts of Hong Kong Baptist University/ Kaitak, 2015, HK

Mural paintings in Hop Inn, Jan 2015, Sep 2011, Nov 2010, HK

2011

The Catalog (illustration), Dung Kai Cheung, Linking Publishing, Jun 2011, Taiwan

The Carbon Burning City (illustration), Lok Fung, Clickpress, Jan 2011, HK

2009

《雷聲與蟬鳴》(illustration), Leung Ping Kwan, Clickpress, Oct 2009, HK

2007

The Making of “La Jeunesse” (illustration), Benedict Leung, Sunrise Thunder Storm /

Kubrick, 2007, HK.

2003

Narrator who squats on the toilet (illustration) by Yuen Siu Cheong, 29s / Chan Sheung Kee, 2003, HK.

“The Room” (short fiction), Danny Boy – Selected Hong Kong Novel, Hong Kong Literature, 2003, HK.

2002

“West Bound” (short fiction), Simple Love, Wheatear Publishing / Creato, HK

2001

《病忘書》(illustration), by Lawrence Pun Kwok Ling,

Exhibitions

‘Castles In The Air’