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Artist Background

Artist Background

Tang Ying Chi merged different roles as curator, educator, editor and artist. She obtained both DFA and MFA degree from RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University) in Australia and BA (Fine Art) degree from Goldsmiths College of the University of London in England. Tang is interested in issues of cultural identity, city and urbanization. Her work ranges from painting to fabric installation. Her latest work investigates contemporary concept of painting with the assistance of digital technology by looking into landscape of world cities.

Tang received numerous awards including People of the Time at the 60th Anniversary of British Council in Hong Kong in 2008, Urban Council Fine Arts Award at the Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial in 1996, Artist-in-Residence, Lingnan University, Department of Visual Studies in 2010, Re-Wanchai: Hong Kong International Artists’ Workshop, by The AiR Association Limited and Triangle Arts Trust in 2005. Tang is also the Editor-in-chief of the publication Oasis – Artists’ Studios in Hong Kong published by Asia One and the convener of the Art Container Project at the West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade organized by MIA.

Tang’s Works has been collected by Museums (Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum), Gallery, library (Central Library of Sydney), public and private organizations, individual in Hong Kong, Australia, China and other places as well.

http://www.tangyingchi.com