Artist Adrian Wong has a long term relationship with Para Site. What is his favourite show in recent years? He also explains the making process of the sound-wave-generated artwork that he donated to the auction.
About Adrian Wong
Adrian Wong (b. 1980) is a Hong Kong-based artist and the co-founder and director of Embassy Projects, an arts consultancy and independent production studio. Born and raised in Chicago, he originally trained in research psychology. In 2005, he moved to Hong Kong after receiving his MFA from Yale University.
Wong has exhibited internationally at major institutions, including Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan; Post Museum, Singapore; and The Witte De With Center for Contemporary Art, Netherlands. He has had significant solo exhibitions in Hong Kong including Rodentia in Absentia at Saamlung Gallery (2012) and A Fear Is This at 1A Gallery (2007). His travelling exhibitions include Troglodyte See the Light, which showed at LTD Los Angeles and Osage Gallery, Hong Kong (2012); Hong Kong Eye, which showed at the Saatchi Gallery, London, UK, and Artistree Art Space in Hong Kong. Wong’s films have been screened at notable festivals including Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany (2011), Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Bangkok, Thailand (2008), and Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (2010).
Wong’s work is included in the Uli Sigg Collection (Lucerne), the Dominique and Sylvain Levy Collection (Paris), the Kadist Foundation Collection (San Francisco), and Hong Kong Museum of Art (Hong Kong). He is also the recipient of the Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2014, and the Xian Rui Artist Excellence Award in San Francisco 2012.