Blog, Edition 2016, TC 2016

Kingsley Ng

Artist, Head of MA Craft & Design, HK Baptist U/Academy of Visual Arts

Ng 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 and 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.

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

Ng is also the recipient of numerous number of grants and awards, including the Arts Development Council Best Artist Award in Media Arts 2014, the Asia Cultural Council Grant 2013, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 2009, Hong Kong Young Design Talent in 2008, the Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Gold Medal Awards 2007, the Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grants to Media Artists 2006, and the InterAccess Visual Arts Award 2003. He was also artist-in-residence at Cité internationale des arts in Paris in 2010. He is currently assistant professor at the Hong Kong Baptist University Academy of Visual Arts.