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wen yau


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跨媒介藝術家、研究、策劃及評論人,近年專注於即場/行為及媒體藝術的創作及研究。作品多是就地創作,愛在文化差異及公共與親暱之間進行微軟游擊,主要作品包括:「像藝術家一樣畫畫」(繪畫/概念藝術,2010-)、「我是丁級藝術家」(跨媒介,2009-13)、「無視//不在」(針孔攝影,2008-)、「双|本」系列(跨媒介,2008-)、「尋找國民」系列(錄影及即場演出,2007-)、「以身相許」系列(即場演出,2007-)、「聽寫王」系列(即場及媒體裝置,2005-)及《(我)沒有罪》系列演出計劃(演出,2004-05)等。作品曾於香港、澳門、中國內地(北京、成都、西安、廣州、深圳)、台灣、日本、韓國、菲律賓、緬甸、美國、玻利維亞、紐西蘭、瑞典、芬蘭、英國、德國、法國、意大利、斯洛伐克等地展出,並為香港及亞洲多份報章、雜誌及網站撰寫文章,曾策展每月一度社區互動演出「隔窗有嘢」(香港,2009-2011)、「10年回歸前後話」(香港,2007)、「i-D兒女──公展生活」(香港,2005)及「LIVE+MAY」(香港,2003)等。
2005-2010年任職亞洲藝術文獻庫香港研究員,主催及進行了「十年回顧前後話」(2007)及香港行為藝術研究計劃(2005-06)等,亦曾受香港藝術發展局委約進行香港跨界別藝術研究(2004-06),並為香港及亞洲多份報章、雜誌撰寫文章,積極參與創意及藝術教育活動,亦是社區藝術空間「活化廳」創辦成員之一。現為香港浸會大學視覺藝術院博士候選人,論文從香港藝術家參與社會運動中的展演性藝術實踐,探討香港後殖民文化身份認同及主體性。2015-2016年度獲頒傅爾布萊特獎學金赴美國西北大學作訪問學人。

As a cross-media artist, researcher, curator and writer, wen yau has been concentrating on performance/live art and social practices in the last few years.  Her works often grapple with cultural difference and intimacy in public space. Recent projects include Painting like an Artist (conceptual painting, 2010-), I am a Grade D Artist (mixed media, 2009-2013), Seeing is Existing (pinhole photographic series, 2008-), cop.ied (cross-media, 2008-), Civil Left/Right (video & performance, 2007-), i-(s)wear (one-to-one performance, 2007-), TengSeWong/Voice-Writer series (media & live art, 2005-), I pledge (not) guilty (live art, 2004-05), etc.  Her work has been shown in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China (Beijing, Chengdu, Xi’an & Guangzhou), Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Burma, USA, Sweden, Finland, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Slovakia, New Zealand, Bolivia, etc.  She is also actively engaged in various creative and arts educational projects and curated ”See Through” (2009-2011), “Talkover/Handover” (Hong Kong, 2007), “i-D Generations – Living Art Expo” (Hong Kong, 2005), “LIVE+MAY” (Hong Kong, 2003), etc.  She is also actively engaged in various creative and arts educational projects and co-founded Woofer Ten, a community arts space in Hong Kong.

Working as Researcher for Hong Kong (2005-2010) at Asia Art Archive, she has conducted several research projects including the first-ever Hong Kong Performance Art Research (2005-06), Talkover/Handover – research on post 1997 Hong Kong art (2007); commissioned by Hong Kong Arts Development Council (2004-06), she carried out research on Interdisciplinary Arts in Hong Kong.  Currently she is working on her PhD thesis Performing Identity: Performative Practices in postcolonial Hong Kong Art and Activism at the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University. In 2015-2016, she served as Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Performance Studies Department at the Northwestern University, USA.  She contributes frequently to various periodicals in Hong Kong and Asia.