Liu Chuang (China) produces work across disciplines from video, installation, architecture to performance. He uses banal ready-mades and intervention techniques with a subtle, wry sensibility and an awareness of absurdity. Chuang has exhibited extensively in international exhibitions including, Untitled (The Dancing Partner), Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger Norway, 2014; Burning Down the House, The 10th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea, 2014; Social Factory, The 10th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China, 2014; Segmented Landscape, K11 Art Village, Wuhan, China, 2015; Matter Fictions, Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisboa, Portugal, 2016, and Tutorials, Pino Pascali Foundation Museum, Polignano, Italy, 2016.
Wong Ping (Hong Kong) is one of Hong Kong’s most exciting emerging artists. His animations have been commissioned by M+, NOWNESS as well as Prada and was recently the receipient of Perspective’s ‘40 under 40’ award. Wong has held residency at the Chinese Centre for Contemporary Art (CFCCA) and his animation films has been exhibited and presented at numerous festivals internationally. Wong’s work is held in several permanent collections including M+, Hong Kong.
May Fung (Hong Kong) is a filmmaker, video artist, curator, and critic. Her works take shape in a personal and political sphere, touching upon issues such as gender, environment, and cultural landscape. She works in moving image, installation, and performance where she has worked with using theatre as an experimental platform.
Zhou Tao (China) reflects on the activities and elements of everyday life. His subtle and humorous videos record interactions between people, things, and situations – touching on questions about the multiple trajectories of reality. His recent exhibitions include, 1234–, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, USA, 2009; Open Studio: Seek for Geothermal Heat, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China, 2012 and The Training, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France, 2013.
Clara Law (Hong Kong) studied film at the National Film and Television School in England after graduating from the Hong Kong University in English Literature. Her internationally acclaimed features including Temptation Of A Monk (1993), Floating Life (1996) The Golldess Of 1967 (2000) Letters To Ali (2004) and Like A Dream (2010) have won her numerous prestigious awards and have been presented in film festivals worldwide. Her most recent work, Drifting Petals, a bold and experimental feature/essay film is currently in post-production.
Cao Fei (China) mixes social commentary, popular aesthetics, references to Surrealism, and documentary conventions in her films and installations. Her works reflect on the rapid and chaotic changes that are occurring in Chinese society today. She has participated in a number of international biennales including Shanghai Biennale, Taipei Biennale, Biennale of Sydney, Istanbul Biennale, Yokohama Triennale, and Venice Biennale. She has also exhibited Her works and projects were exhibited at the Serpentine Gallery, Tate Modern, London; New Museum, Guggenheim Museum, MoMA, New York; foundation Louis Vuitton, Palais de Tokyo and Centre Pompidou, Paris.
She was recently the receipient for the 2016 Best Young Artist by the Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA).
Tsai Ming-Liang (Malaysia) is a son of Chinese parents who were farmers and operated a noodle stall in Kuching, Malaysia. Tsai was raised mainly by his maternal grandparents, who loved watching films, introducing him to popular Hong Kong, mainland Chinese, Malay, Indian, and American cinemas from an early age.
His films including, What Time Is It There?, Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003), The Wayward Cloud (2004), amongst others, have won numerous accolades from film festivals around the world.
Yung Ma (Hong Kong/France) is currently Curator of the Contemporary Art and Prospective Department at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, France. Formerly Associate Curator of Moving Image at M+ in Hong Kong, he had been part of the core curatorial team for M+ since its inception in 2011, and twice co-curator of the Hong Kong Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (2013 and 2009). At M+, he looked after the institution's moving image portfolio, helping to define and build the collection while conceiving the ongoing M+ Screenings series and the exhibition Mobile M+: Moving Images (2015).