Artist Tang Kwok-hin talked about his first exhibition with Para Site, and why he loves to attend the opening of the gallery shows.
About Tang Kwok-hin
Tang Kwok Hin, mixed media artist, independent curator and writer, was born in 1983 and raised in Hong Kong. He received his Master of Fine Arts from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2008 and Bachelor of Arts (major in Fine Arts) in 2006. His art focus on occasion, space, time and ways of encountering symbols to explore hidden rules in living and existing context for self-expression like collage. He previously participated in 15th WRO Media Art Biennale, Hong Kong Contemporary Biennial Award 2009, 1st Hong Kong Art Basel “Discoveries” with a solo presentation, etc.; also exhibited in Ice Palace, Miami, U.S.A.; Osthaus Museum, Hagen, Germany; Museum Bärengasse, Switzerland; Esplanade, Singapore; Singapore Art Museum; Venice Arsenale, Italy; Vargas Museum, Manila, Philippines; Busan Cinema Center, South Korea; Hong Kong Museum of Art; Kuandu Museum, Taipei; Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art, etc. He was awarded the first prize at Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial 2009; selected by Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2010 and 2011; awarded a Young Artist Award by Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2010; granted by Asian Cultural Council in 2013. Collectors of his art include Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Deutsche Bank, Amelia Johnson Contemporary and private collections over the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Austria, Taiwan, Hong Kong, etc.