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Dr Kacey Wong, Local Renowned Artist

 

 

Kacey Wong experimental art project investigates the poetics of space between men and their living environment. Kacey was born in Hong Kong in 1970. He was the winner of Best Artist Award in 2010, Rising Artist Award and Outstanding Arts Education Award given by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2003. Kacey studied architecture in CornellUniversity and received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Chelsea School of Art and Design and Doctor of Fine Arts Degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

 

Kacey curated many art exhibitions exploring issues of space and city: Home (1999), Personal Skyscraper (2000), City Space (2001), & Drift City (2001, 2002, 2010) and exhibited both local and internationally. Kacey started his DriftCity photo series since year 2000, dressing up as a skyscraper travelling from cities to cities in search for utopia and published the photo book "Drift City 10 Years" (2010).

 

His mobile home tricycle project "Wandering Homes" was selected to be feature at the 2008 Venice Architectural Biennale and his floating house "Paddling Home" that performed on Victoria Harbour was the star feature in 2010's Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture exhibition. As an activist, his recent political artworks explore the possibility between art and public demonstration, linking art and political resistance into one.