Kwan Sheung-Chi

Kwan Sheung-Chi  CV

KWAN Sheung Chi was born in 1980, Hong Kong. He obtained a third honor B.A. degree in Fine Art from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003. He failed in applying the MFA programme from the CUHK in 2004 and 2007. He was also a founding member of local art groups, Hong Kong Arts Discovery Channel (HKADC), hkPARTg (Political Art Group) and Woofer Ten. In 2009, He had been awarded the Starr Foundation Fellowship from the Asian Cultural Council, to take part in an international residency program in New York, USA. He won the inaugural HUGO BOSS ASIA ART in 2013. His artworks haven’t widely exhibited around the world, and he has never participated in any major exhibitions held internationally.

Education

1999-2003    BA in Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Solo Exhibition (Selected)

2018    Travel in the Universe , Oi! , Hong Kong

2017    Blue is the new black , Edouard Malingue Gallery , Hong Kong

2015    Well, you can have what's left of mine. , Project Fulfill Art Space , Taipei , Taiwan

2014    The 21st Century Undead Coterie of Contemporary Art , Para Site , Hong Kong

2013    Video Art Program: A Window to the World, Hiroshima MOCA , Hiroshima-city , Japan

2012    100 things , a little retrospective , Gallery EXIT , Hong Kong

2012    Collected Works , Yuka Tsuruno , Tokyo , Japan

2011    New Media Section , Art Taipei 2011 , Taipei , Taiwan

2009    No matter. Try again. Fail again. , Gallery EXIT , Hong Kong

2006    I (still) like the way it is, Executive Centre , Cheung Kong Center , Hong Kong

2006    She’s Out of Town, art-lease.com ltd , Cheung Kong Center , Hong Kong

2002    A Retrospective of Kwan Sheung Chi , Experimental Gallery , Hong Kong Arts Centre , Hong Kong

2002    Kwan Sheung Chi Touring Series Exhibitions , Hong Kong, Hong Kong Heritage Museum ; Artists Commune ; Videotage ; Hong Kong Museum of Art ; Hanart TZ Gallery

            ; Para/Site Central ; Grotto Fine Art Ltd; Fringe Club ; Para/Site Art Space ; Hong Kong Visual Art Centre , Hong Kong

 

Group Exhibition (Selected)

2018    The D-Tale , Video Art from the Pearl River Delta , Times Art Center Berlin, Germany

2018    Art and China after 1989: Theatre of the World , SFMOMA, San Francisco, USA

2018    Dismantling the Scaffold , Tai Kwun Contemporary , Hong Kong

2018    William Lim: The Architect and His Collection , John Hartell Gallery at Cornell University College of Architecture , Art, and Planning , Ithaca , USA

2017    Polyrhythmia , Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces: Great Northern Tower [Unit 3], Manchester , United Kingdom

2017    Art and China after 1989: Theatre of the World , Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum , New York , USA

2017    Carnival , KONG Art Space , Hong Kong

2017    Roaring Guardians: The Mari-Cha Lion with Asian Traditional and Contemporary Art, Asia Society , Hong Kong

2016    Public Spirits , Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle , Warsaw , Poland

2016    Connect 4 , Simon Lee Gallery , Hong Kong

2016    Deck Voyage , Borusan Contemporary , Istanbul , Turkey

2016    Social Fabric: New Work by Mariana Hahn and Kwan Sheung Chi , MILL6 Foundation , Hong Kong

2016    Intimate Curiosity - Invitation to Japanese Collectors of Contemporary Art , Hong Kong Arts Centre , Hong Kong

2016    Next Destination: Hong Kong , Sotheby's Gallery , Hong Kong

2015    Familiar Otherness: Art Across Northeast Asia, Hong Kong Arts Centre , Hong Kong

2015    I submit to the wisdom of the body , Silverlens , Makati City, Philippines

2015    Globale: Global Control and Censorship , ZKM | Center for Art and Media , Karlsruhe, Germany

2015    3rd Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art , Iset Hotel , Yekaterinburg, Russia

2015    Clamour Can Melt Gold , Edouard Malingue Gallery , Hong Kong

2015    Happy Together , Tina Kim Gallery , New York , USA

2015    after/image , Studio 52 , Hong Kong

2015    Essential Matters , Borusan Contemporary , Istanbul , Turkey

2015    A Hundred Years of Shame - Songs of Resistance and Scenarios for Chinese Nations , Para Site , Hong Kong

2015    The 2nd “CAFAM Future” Exhibition: Observer - Creator , CAFA Art Museum , Beijing , China

2014    Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 - Whorled Explorations , Kochi , India

2014    Post Pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery , London , United Kingdom

2014    2014 Kuandu Biennale - Recognition System , Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts , Taipei , Taiwan

2014    The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else , Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art , Rotterdam , The Netherlands 

2014    Attention Economy , Kunsthalle Wien , Vienna , Austria 

2014    Mapping Asia , Asia Art Archive , Hong Kong 

2014    Man’s Future Fund , Discover Asia , Art Fair Tokyo , Japan

2014    Golden Heights Estate , Para Site , Hong Kong

2013    “But is it Art?” “I know but I don't know.” , Gallery EXIT , Hong Kong

2013    “HUGO BOSS ASIA ART” Finalist Exhibition , Rockbund Art Museum , Shanghai , China

2013    BiennaleOnline 2013

2013    Hong Kong Eye , ArtisTree , Hong Kong

2012    Curatorial Hub , TEMP , New York , USA

2012    Living as Form (The Nomadic Version) , Videotage , Hong Kong

2012    “Kashiwa City Jack” – Asia Pacific Contemporary media arts from Daisuke Miyatsu Collection , Kashiwa City Jack , Japan

2012    “Similarities and Differences” - Asian Contemporary Media Arts from Daisuke Miyatsu Collection , ArtShow Busan 2012 , BEXCO , Korea

2012    Mobile M+: Yau Ma Tei , Yau Ma Tei , Hong Kong

2012    “HONG KONG DIARY” , Young video art from Hong Kong , 25 Bilder/Sekunde, Mannheim , Germany

2012    Gelassenheit: Letting It Be , 2P Contemporary Art , Hong Kong

2012    “Running on the Sidelines” , Hong Kong New Media Art Exhibition , Soka Art Center Taipei, Taipei , Taiwan

2011    Except why not just come right out and say it:” , Collectors House , Heerlen , The Netherlands

2010    Everything Goes Wrong for the Poor Couple , ART HK 10 , Hong Kong

2010    Specific Gravity , Location One , New York, USA

2010    The Pavilion of Realism, Other Gallery , Shanghai , China

2010    A Guide to Job Loss , Inheritance Projects , Shenzhen , China

2009    One Degree of Separation , Chinese Arts Centre , Manchester , United Kingdom

2008    Looking for Antonio Mak , Hong Kong Museum of Art , Hong Kong

2008    Inside Looking Out , Osage Singapore , Singapore

2008    Everyday Anomalies , Phoenix Gallery , Brighton , United Kingdom

2008    Sun of Beach , Wong Wai Wheel Artspace , Hong Kong

2007    Have You Eaten Yet? - 2007 Asian Art Biennial , National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts , Taichung , Taiwan

2007    Time After Time , Hollywood Centre , Hong Kong

2007    “Reversing Horizons” , Artist Reflections of the Hong Kong Handover 10th Anniversary , MoCA Shanghai , Shanghai , China

2007    Back to the Basic , C&G Artpartment , Hong Kong

2007    Inside Looking Out , Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong ; Osage Beijing , Beijing , China

2007    “Strangers” , Japanese & Hong Kong Artists Exchange Project , Contemporary Art Factory , Tokyo , Japan

2007    “Primitive Contemporary” , Asian Video Art Exhibition Series 8 , Artists Commune , Hong Kong

2006    “aWay” , Group Exhibition of Contemporary Visual Artists , 1a space , Hong Kong

2006    Asian Traffic , Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre , Hong Kong

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

2005    Irreality , Para/Site Art Space , Hong Kong

2004    Summer Show 2004, Hanart TZ Gallery , Hong Kong

2003    Fotanian , Studio 615, Fotanian Artists Studios , Hong Kong

2003    “Graduation: Moving Forward , Looking Backward” , Graduation Exhibition of the Fine Arts Department , Art Museum , the Chinese University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong

2002    Young Artists' Exhibition , Pao Galleries , Hong Kong Arts Centre , Hong Kong

2002    “Five Individuals” , Cross University Student Exhibition , The Art School Learning Centre Gallery , Hong Kong

2001    “Joint Funeral of Chow & Kwan” , Expectation to Expectation , 1a space , Hong Kong

Screenings

2017    “misty clouds scattered colours” , Crown Buildings, Liverpool , UK

2017    “Film Screening IV: Kwan Sheung Chi” , Edouard Malingue Gallery , Hong Kong

2016    “Video Stage: Fifty around 5 (Singapore Edition) - The Artist in The Picture” , Art Stage Singapore 2016 , Singapore 

2015    “Victoria's Secret” , Clockenflap , Hong Kong 

2015    “Videotage Media Art Collection, Both Sides Now” , Museum of Contemporary Art , Taipei , Taiwan 

2015    “LOOP Festival” , Cinemas Girona ; Media Lounge , Hotel Catalonia Ramblas , Barcelona , Spain 

2014    “Both Sides Now - Somewhere between Hong Kong and the UK” , FACT , Liverpool ; Duke’s at Komedia, Brighton; Whitechapel Gallery , London ; Floating Cinema , 

            King’s Cross , London , UK

2014    “Film Sector” , Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 , agnès b. CINEMA , Hong Kong Arts Centre , Hong Kong

2014    “Under The Bed” Screening , C&G Artpartment , Hong Kong

2013    “Homemade Videos from Hong Kong” , chi K11 art space , Shanghai , China

2011    “Homemade video from Hong Kong” , CologneOFF 2011 Baltic Sea , ARAD , Szczecin European City of Culture 2016 , Szczecin , Poland; National Center for

            Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg , Russia ; Estonian Academy of Arts , Tallinn , Estonia , Arad Art  Museum , Romania

2010    “Videozone V” , The 5th International Video Biennial in Israel , Center for Contemporary Art , Tel Aviv , Israel

2010    “Homemade video from Hong Kong” , Experimenta! Mostra De Videos , HSESC Campinas , Brazil

Awards

2014    Jury Award “Huayu Youth Award” , Art Sanya , China

2013    Winner of “HUGO BOSS ASIA ART” , HUGO BOSS and Rockbund Art Museum , Shanghai

2011    Award for Young Artist , Hong Kong Arts Development Council , Hong Kong

2009    Starr Foundation Fellowship, Asian Cultural Council , New York , USA

2003    Hui’s Fine Arts Award , The Art of CUHK 2003 , the Chinese University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong

2001    Cheung’s Fine Arts Award , The Art of CUHK 2001 , the Chinese University of Hong  Kong , Hong Kong

Artist-in-Residence

2009-2010    International Residency Program , Location One , New York , USA

2009    ArtWalk Drinking Challenge 2009 , Hong Kong ArtWalk 2009 , Hong Kong

2007    “Strangers” , Japanese & Hong Kong Artists Exchange Project , Tokyo & Kawasaki , Japan


Collections

Borusan Contemporary Art Collection , Turkey

Burger Collection , Hong Kong

DSL Collection , France

Kadist Art Foundation , Paris/San Francisco

M+ , Hong Kong

White Rabbit Collection , Australia

Private Collections

EXHIBITIONS AT CRANE GALLERY