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Artist Statement

Wai Kit Lam


Wai Kit Lam was born in Hong Kong in 1966. 1996: BA (Hons) in Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London. 2003: MFA, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 1998 & 2009: ‘Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards’, 2003: ‘The 8th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards (IFVA)’. 2009: ‘Artists in the Neighbourhood Scheme IV’, Hong Kong, & Hong Kong Arts Development Council of ‘Visual Artist-in-Residence Programmes’. ‘Artist-in-residence’ included: 2009: ‘Takt Kunstprojektraum’ Berlin; 2011: ‘Fundación Valparaíso’ Spain; 2012: ‘Casa Monsaraz’ Portugal & ‘Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder’ Norway. Her works are collected by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. Her practice involves photography, video art & sound. Her research topic included construction of identity, and interrelationship between individuals and surrounding circumstances. Moreover, Lam also concerns the role of photography and its influences; in our era that image has become a main medium of communication in our society.