Lee Kai-Chung

Photo_5: by Shen Jun


Lee Kai Chung (b.1985) is an artist based in Hong Kong, currently pursuing a Ph.D. program at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He performs artistic research on historiography, ideology, and time-transcendence of emotion. Some recent and upcoming exhibitions include Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present (Sharjah, UAE, 2023), Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (Winterthur, Switzerland, 2021), Seoul Mediacity Biennale 2018 (Seoul Museum of Art: Seoul, South Korea, 2018), 12th Shanghai Biennale: Proregress – Art in an Age of Historical Ambivalence (Power Station of Art: Shanghai, China, 2018), just to name a few. Lee is the recipient/finalist of numerous awards and artist residency programmes globally, including: Taoyuan International Art Award (Taoyuan Museum of Fine Arts , Taiwan, to be announced in Q1 2023), The Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography (Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, the US, 2022), Altius Fellowship (Asian Cultural Council Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2020), LOOP Barcelona Video Art Production Award (Han Nefkens Foundation in collaboration with Fundació Joan Miró, Finalist, Spain, 2019), Hong Kong Arts Development Awards (Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong, 2018), WMA Commission Award (WYNG Foundation, Hong Kong, 2017), Artist Residency Aboard Funding Scheme (Hong Kong Gallery Association, Hong Kong, 2017), Changdong International Artist Residency (Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul, 2017).  His works are in the permanent collection of the M+ Museum (Hong Kong), Videotage (Hong Kong), Platespace (Beijing, China), and The University of Salford Art Collection (Salford, UK).





● EASTEAST_TOKYO 2023 Project Participating Artist ● EE_V/S/P Program: the PLAN Selected by totalab