Kingsley S K NG
20172023

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Chinese Name

伍韶勁

Biography

Kingsley Ng has an interest in participatory and site-specific artistic practices, and often exploring the immaterial and ephemeral such as light, sound and space. Past projects include Twenty-Five Minutes Older, a commission by Art Basel Hong Kong which transformed the tram into a moving camera obscura cinema, and After the Deluge, in an underground storm-water tank the size of 40 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

 

His works have been featured in notable exhibitions and international venues. Examples include the Centre Pompidou in France, Museum of Contemporary Arts in Rome Italy, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Guangzhou Triennial in China, Land Art Biennial in Mongolia, Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial in Japan, Lille Europe Pavilion in Shanghai Expo, InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre in Canada, the Hong Kong Museum of Art, and Art Basel Hong Kong.

 

Kingsley has received postgraduate training at Le Fresnoy – National Studio of Contemporary Arts in France under the tutelage of renowned artists including Alain Fleischer, Andrea Cera, Atau Tanaka and Gary Hill, graduated with the highest honours (Les felicitation du jury à l'unanimité). He continued his studies with an MSc Sustainable Design degree from the University of Edinburgh in the UK and a BFA New Media Art degree from the Ryerson University in Canada. He is currently Associate Professor of the Hong Kong Baptist University Academy of Visual Arts.

Research Interests

Site-Specific Art, Light Art, Urban Media Art, Art and Experience, Participatory Art

Expertise related to 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. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Keywords

  • N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
  • Contemporary Art
  • Urban Media Art
  • Site-Specific Art
  • Media Art
  • Experience

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