실라스 퐁 Silas FONG

Upon the Escalator (still image), 2009

Digital Video, HD, 13m50s.

EXHIBITION

2017 Up Close Yet Unfamiliar

CV
Born in 1985, Hong Kong
Lives and works in Hong Kong and Seoul

 

Education

2013-2015

Class of Beate Gütschow, Media and Fine Art, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany

2012

MFA, Department of Fine Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong

2008

BA in Visual Arts, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

Solo Exhibitions

2016

There Is No Time, Hong-ti Art Center, Busan, Korea

Piccoloministr. 316, Goethe-Institut Hongkong, Hong Kong

2015

Flat D, 6/F, Aldrich Garden, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany

2012

Sitcom, Observation Society, Guangzhou, China

2011

Memory Disorder, Gallery Exit, Hong Kong

2008

Anonymity - The Debut Solo Exhibition of Silas Fong, Artist Commune, Hong Kong

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Up Close Yet Unfamiliar, AMC Lab, Seoul,Korea

Mark CHUNG, Silas FONG, Nicole WONG, Gallery Exit, Hong Kong

2016

Me: Millennials, K11, Hong Kong

Through the Lens, chi K11 Art Space, Hong Kong

Simultaneity - Reframing Hong Kong II, Redtory Museum of Contemporary Art, Guangzhou, China

Time Test: International Video Art Research Exhibition, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

2015

Hazy Winter, Canton Gallery, Guangzhou, China

Both Sides Now 2 – It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times?, chi K11 art s pace, Hong Kong; Ray Art Center, Shanghai, China

The Shifting Territory, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

2014

alle berichten darüber - documentary photography, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany

Looking at the Big Sky, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland

2013

Move on Asia Video Art in Asia 2002 to 2012, Media Museum, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

2012

Hong Kong Eye - Contemporary Hong Kong Art, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

Move on Asia, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea

Running on the Sidelines - Hong Kong New Media Art Exhibition, Soka Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2011

The 11th Seoul International New Media Festival, Media Theater i-Gong, Seoul, Korea
The Order of Things, Netfilmmakers, Copenhagen, Denmark; Videotage, Hong Kong

2010

Liverpool Biennial 2010: Media Landscape, Zone East, Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool, UK; Korean Cultural Centre UK, London, UK
Move On Asia 2010 Single Channel Video Art Festival (Touring Exhibition), Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong; Tate Modern, London, UK; Alternative Space LOOP, Seoul, Korea

2009

This is Hong Kong (Touring Exhibition), Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria; Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts,Taipei, Taiwan; Map Office, Hong Kong; Casa Asia, Madrid, Spain; IFA Gallery, Berlin, Germany; East Side Projects Birmingham, England; subvision. art. festival. off., subvision, Hamburg, Germany; Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea; LOOP Festival, Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain
Some rooms, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

Residencies and Exchange Programs
2016

Hong-ti Art Center, Busan, Korea
Oi!, Hong Kong
2013

GlogauAir, Berlin, Germany
2011

Summercamp Electrified 2011, Timelab, Gent, Belgium
2010

City as Play: HK - Japan Cultural Exchange Programme, Co-organised by Osage Art Foundation and Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Awards & Achievements

2016

Emerging Artist Scheme, Hong Kong Arts Development Council
Arts Development Fund (Cultural Exchange Project), Home Affairs Bureau, Hong Kong Government
HKADC Delegation in Gwangju Biennale 2016, Hong Kong Arts Development Council

2015

Finalist, Media Art Category, The 20th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards
2013

Prof. Maiching Kao Fine Arts Fund, Chinese University of Hong Kong
2010

Young Artist Award, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards, Hong Kong Museum of Art
2009

Gold Award, Interactive Media Category, The 14th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards

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