Born in 1976, Shantou, China, Tsang Kin-Wah lives and works in Hong Kong. He studied fine art at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and book art at Camberwell College of Arts in London. His work is critically acclaimed for its innovative use of text and language, which are manipulated using computer technology to create immersive installations. The artist has exhibited globally with solo shows at Pearl Lam Galleries in Hong Kong (2012), the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo (2011), Yvon Lambert in Paris (2008), and group exhibitions at the 7th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale (2012), Asian Art Biennial in Taichung (2011), Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul (2010), 17th Biennale of Sydney (2010), 1st Aichi Triennale in Nagoya (2010), and Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (2008), among others. His work was also showcased in M+’s second public programme, Mobile M+: Yau Ma Tei, in 2012. His work is held in several important private and public collections including Burger Collection and Sigg Collection in Switzerland, Mori Art Museum in Tokyo and Hong Kong Museum of Art.
Doryun Chong assumed the post of Chief Curator, M+ in September 2013. He oversees all aspects of curatorial activities, including collection, exhibitions and symposia, as well as learning and interpretation. Prior to joining M+, Chong held the position of Associate Curator of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York from 2009 to 2013. At MoMA, he acquired contemporary works for the collection as well as organised special exhibitions, including Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde, selected by the New York Times and Artforum as one of the best museum exhibitions of 2012. Chong has also worked at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, served as the coordinator for the Korean Pavilion exhibition at the 2001 Venice Biennale, and worked as curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis between 2003 and 2009. During his time at the Walker, he organised a number of exhibitions including major retrospectives of Huang Yong Ping and Tetsumi Kudo. Chong has also contributed writings to a wide range of contemporary art periodicals such as Artasiapacific, Artforum, Parkett, Afterall, The Exhibitionist, and Bijutsu Techo (Japan) and Art in Culture (Korea).
Stella Fong is Curator of Learning and Interpretation at M+. Previously, she worked as Senior Assistant Curator at Hong Kong Museum of Art (2010-2011) and Hong Kong Heritage Museum (1997-2009), and curated numerous exhibitions including megARTstore (2006), which featured over 300 works from the museum collection along with 10 commissioned projects by architects, artists and designers. Her other professional experiences include: curatorial internship at Liverpool Biennial in 2004; Asian Cultural Council Fellowship in 2007; and participation in the International Studio & Curatorial Program in New York (2007) and the International Curators’ Exchange Programme at Tate Modern (2010). Parallel to her full-time museum work, in 2008 she founded “wrongplace” a research collective focusing on exhibition practices and in 2010 instigated the one-year project “Exhibiting Experiments × Experimenting Exhibitions”, which questioned the exhibition itself as a form and process. She holds a M.A. in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art in London, a graduate diploma in Museum Studies from the University of Sydney and a B.A. in Fine Art from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Chan Yuk Keung
Professor Chan Yuk Keung graduated from the Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He then obtained his M.F.A. from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, USA. He has participated in over 80 exhibitions, among which are ‘The 51st Venice Biennale’ and ‘The 2nd Asia Pacific Art Triennial’. Chan was the chief editor for Hong Kong Visual Art Yearbook for a number of years, he is the Art director of ‘City Art Square’, and at present the expert advisor of Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Hong Kong SAR. His research interest is in Hong Kong art, mixed media and art in public realm.