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    CVA 1017A, 10/F, Lee Shau Kee Communication and Visual Arts Building, Baptist University Road Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University, 5 Hereford Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon,

    Hong Kong

Organization Profile

The Academy of Visual Arts (AVA) is the first university academy of its kind in Hong Kong, providing professional visual arts undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programmes linked to international exchange and the fast-growing creative industries. AVA takes an open-minded, inclusive and holistic approach to visual arts education. We break down the boundaries of concepts, beliefs, traditions, perceptions and hypotheses through art and students gain the confidence to perceive, appreciate and articulate. AVA seeks to widen perspectives and create awareness and respect, encouraging students to work with the contemporary issues of society – be they local, regional or global.


The Academy of Visual Arts pursues a broad and diverse research agenda with special focus on public art, socially engaged art, art and technology and analysis of objects in a transnational context.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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