Faculty Art Infinity Art Keen - K11

K11 Art Keen Programme caters to current High-school students and undergraduates in Hong Kong for their professional development career in arts industry; apart from theoretical training, we provide also a wide range of field trip opportunities to participants to interact with artists and curators, gaining hands-on experience in the dynamic art scene.

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Judy Lam

Judy Lam joined New World Development in 2011 and she has played dual roles in Corporate Strategy while heading up Customer Relationship Management of K11 Concepts before she devoted her time to launch New World CLUB, a VIP programme for New World Development’s residential property owners and tenants, in 2012. Currently Ms. Lam is driving Sales Operation, CRM and data analytics as Deputy Mall-in-Charge of Hong Kong K11 Art Mall and is the Head of Customer Relationship Management at New World Development. She has spent more than 4 years running the business of Hong Kong K11 Art Mall and executed many strategies that made K11 the first Museum Retail Concept in the world with seamless integration of art and commerce.

Ms. Lam holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hon.) degree in Economics from Harvard University and a MBA degree from INSEAD. She has worked in management consulting with Bain & Co. and various roles in consumer banking of Standard Chartered Bank before joining New World Development.

Hung Keung

HUNG Keung studied in the Swire School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Chinese University of Hong Kong and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, United Kingdom with a MA in Film and Video; visiting scholar at the Center for Art and Media (ZKM), Karlsruhe, Germany. HUNG Keung is currently Associate Professor of The Education University of Hong Kong and completed his Ph.D (Digital media art & Chinese philosophy) of the Planetary Collegium, Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland & University of Plymouth, United Kingdom. In 2005, HUNG Keung founded innov+media lab (imhk lab), focuses on new media art and design research in relation to Chinese philosophy and interactivity, making bridges between people regardless of their nationality and capability through his series innovative & interactive Chinese characters workshops with media art technology.

Stickyline

Stickyline was founded in 2011 by Mic Leong and Soilworm Lai. Through deconstruction and reconstruction, they have been creating different art objects in the form of installation art, sculpture, stage design and window display.

David Cow

After graduating from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University where he majored in Graphic Design, David entered the advertising field and started in the art direction area. He has worked for a number of 4As agencies over the years (1998-2007), including Saatchi & Saatchi, Young & Rubicam, McCann Erickson, FCB Worldwide and TWBA. While many fine artists/designers/directors by training often give up on their formal practice once they enter a field that typically ‘commercialized’ art, David insists on retaining a high level of originality and autonomy. His philosophy is exemplified through the regular publishing of his work and art exhibitions that take place almost every year as he was in advertising companies, all aimed at reaching out to a broader mass audience through art.

David started to build another vision from the time of 2006 to freeze his advertising career and went to the New York Film Academy to study film making and directing which was a step towards being a director. His directing career finally was run at the end of the year of 2008. His works are fruitful from his art direction to see things, his creativity on concept and strategy from the experience in advertising field. His works include worldwide branding commercials to music videos to web media clips. They are shown different styles in sequential images in elegant, broad-view, or even surreal, comical and arty forms.

David has taken a leaping step to be a moving-image director in advertising field and music video field in Hong Kong within these years, and in stage performance multi-media category as well. His directing works are profound with worldwide clients like “Brand Hong Kong” which promotes Hong Kong as a dynamic, modern city featuring familiar faces like Chow Yun-Fat and Yundi Li, and Hang Seng Bank (all TV commercials in 2014 except Credit Card Promotion TVC), HSBC (Shanghai), Citibank, GIC, Cigna Insurance, Mass Mutual Insurance, eBay, Estee Lauder, Pizza Hut, Philips, Bella, McDonald’s, and branding TVCs for Success Finance and Sun International Finance Group, etc. While some of the works are displayed in all over the world, his station is broadened from Hong Kong to Mainland China and Thailand. “Brand Hong Kong – Faces of Hong Kong” also won a merit of Best Cinematography Kam Fan Award from the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of Hong Kong in 2010. Being invited to be the chief art consultant for Citibank, David utilized mixed media and multimedia to re-brand the four flagship shop-branches which being recognized by winning some international awards in 2012. His unique creativity has aroused talks of the town in the media.

Siu Heng

SIU Heng is a veteran arts administrator and communications professional. In his early career, he served as Executive Officer (Film) at the Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority. After switching to arts administration, he was responsible for organising and promoting arts and cultural programmes at The University of Hong Kong, the British Council and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. He was the Executive Director of the Hong Kong International Photo Festival, heading up the largest photographic art in town. In 2013 he founded Cultural Connections providing communications services to the cultural and creative sectors.

He also has profound media and editorial experiences. Starting his career as a DJ trainee at Commercial Radio Hong Kong, he later worked as Senior English Editor at an online DVD retailer and as part-time Film Editor of a cultural magazine.

Tim Yu

Founder of JPS Gallery

Yang Yeung

Yang Yeung is a writer of art and an independent curator. She founded the non-profit soundpocket in 2008 and is currently its Artistic Director. In 2015, she started independent project A Walk with A3 located at a back alley in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong to support the right of art to be in the streets and right of pedestrians to encounter art as a daily experience. Currently Yeung is a member of the international research network Institute for Public Art and contributes regularly to the research on place-making public art projects. She is member of the independent art critics collective Art Appraisal Club (HK) and the International Art Critics Association (HK). She is also Councilor on the board of Make A Difference (MaD), a regional platform based in Hong Kong that encourages social innovation and creative change-making for good. She was awarded the Asian Cultural Council Fellowship in 2013-14. She was selected to participate in the UNESCO training workshop on the 2005 Convention on the Promotion and Protection of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in 2018. She currently teaches classics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Fong Tai Chor

Founder and former director of object a, a fashion and design multimedia platform and curator of Poetics of Dwelling. her latest books, The Pathos of Things and Fashion and Melancholy Objects, feature a collection of essays taking an in-depth look at fashion from various perspectives including philosophy, history and culture.

Gillian Leung

A marketing and communications professional with experience spanning over cultural, art, luxury and retail industries. Strategic yet hands-on approach, experienced in senior executives and stakeholders management. Familiar in both multinational and Chinese based company environments with deep understanding of Asian markets.

Gillian is now the Marketing Manager for Tai Kwun, overseeing branding, programme marketing, channel marketing includes advertising, public relations, social media, digital marketing platforms such as website, app, CRM, as well as travel trade.

Maria Wong

Maria Wong是藝術製作人及非牟利藝術機構HKwalls的執行董事。HKwalls旨為本地及海外藝術家提供機會,透過高質素的公共藝術在香港及世界各地展示他們的才華。每年3月在香港藝術月期間,HKwalls舉辦一年一度的街頭藝術節,以及年中策劃其他以藝術家職業發展為重點的項目及展覽。

Victor Wong

Victor Wong studied Physics & Electrical Engineering, was exposed to the cultural climate in North America and graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1989. Since early 90’s, he has been aware of his cultural vision in pioneering the emerging digital creative media and engaged with the exploration of new media and potential of art in the film industry. He once served as digital media consultant for Hong Kong Cyberport and Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications and awarded as one of Hong Kong’s 10 most outstanding young persons in 2005. Victor was renowned for his visionary treatment of unparalleled beauty to visual effects design for movies. He had developed visual effects treatment for over 100 feature films. His work won numerous International Design Awards including The New York Festival Award, Tokyo JIAA Advertising Award, Hong Kong Film Awards and The Golden Horse Awards. He is now focusing on his volumetric Ink work {3D‐iNKpaint°} and promoting this new form of Chinese ink painting through state‐of‐the‐art imagery.