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Voxfire Gallery, /F 52 Gage Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Biography: GALEN TSE Kin-wah (b. 1967, Hong Kong)

Galen Tse raised in Hong Kong. He received a Diploma in Business with distinction from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He studied Chinese painting and oil painting from Mr. Mio HongFei. TSE is now working in conceptual photography, painting, and multi-media.

TSE artworks expressed the integration of people, scene and objects. TSE enthusiastic in creative, long time to experience in different creative media. TSE believed that artworks is the performance of the creator’s mind and character.

TSE has joined several exhibitions, his recent "Beyond The Landscape” (2013), solo exhibition "Ode to Simplicity - Pinhole Photography Trilogy" at Taikoo Place (2005-2010), "Moleskine Passions Exhibition" group exhibition in Asia (2010), "Imaging Hong Kong - Contemporary Photographic Exhibition"(2008), "Cameras Inside-out" group exhibition at Hong Kong Heritage Museum (2007), and "The Moment"- solo exhibition at Agnes b.'s Librairie Galerie, Hong Kong (2004) etc.

TSE invited by The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a guest speaker of the contemporary photography art. His photograph series: "The wall" was commissioned by "SONY A900 Digital Camera" TV commercial campaign (2008).

In 2005, he obtained "Mobile Art Expedition"-winning artists of the Bus compartment, and obtained "Excellence Director" and "Excellence Scriptwriter" from Rotary Club of Tolo Harbour Stage Drama Competition 1997.

TSE Artworks are featured in Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hyatt Regency HongKong (Shatin), private and corporate collections.

關於藝術家: 謝健華

1967年於香港出生及成長,獲理工大學工商管理(優異)文憑。創作媒介包括觀念攝影、繪畫及多媒體藝術。從事攝影工作十多年,並隨名家繆熊飛先生習油畫及水墨畫。 謝氏經過長時間於不同範疇的創作實踐,對自身創作追求創新的實驗,對生活中人物和景物之間的整合與重置有著深刻的意向,認為作品是表現創作者的性格和所思所想。

曾於本港及海外舉行多次展覽,如"景象之外”聯展(2013), "Ode to Simplicity 針孔攝影三部曲"系列展 (太古坊,2005-2010), "Moleskine Passions Exhibition"亞洲聯展 (2010), "影像香港當代攝影展" (2008), "相裡.鏡外"聯展 (香港文化博物館,2007) 及 agnes b.'s Librairie Galerie 個人攝影展”The Moment” (2004)等。

謝氏曾獲香港中文大學"文化及宗教研究系"及香港理工大學"應用社會科學系"之邀請舉行當代攝影演講(2009,2011)。在2008年,謝氏獲邀請為 SONY Alpha A900 數碼單鏡反光相機(香港區)電視廣告創作了新攝影作品:"牆"系列,並參與拍攝。

謝氏於「動感藝術旅程」公開比賽(2005)為獲獎作品藝術家之一。除活躍視覺藝術外,其自編自導舞台劇作品"度身訂造"獲得「扶輪社話劇比賽」(1997) "優異導演"及"優異創作劇本"兩獎。 作品為香港文化博物館、沙田凱悅酒店、多個私人及機構所收藏。

Biography: Wai Kit Lam

Wai Kit Lam was born in Hong Kong in 1966. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College, University of London in 1996. In 2003, she received her MFA from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her practice involves photography, video art & sound. Her research topic included construction of identity, and interrelationship between individuals and surrounding circumstances. Selected entry: 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; & ‘Visual Artist-in-Residence Programmes’, Hong Kong Arts Development Council. ‘Artist-in-residence’: 2009: ‘Takt Kunstprojektraum Artist Residency’, Berlin, Germany; 2011: ‘Fundación Valparaíso’, Mojácar, Spain; 2012: ‘Casa Monsaraz’, Monsaraz, Portugal, & ‘Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder’, Trondheim, Norway; 2014: ‘Lichtenberg Studios’, Berlin, Germany. Her works are collected by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, and private collections in UK, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Canada, America, Australia & HK.

關於藝術家: 林慧潔

林慧潔於1966年香港出生。1996年畢業於英國倫敦大學金匠學院,獲純藝術學士學位;2003年畢業於香港中文大學,獲純藝術碩士學位。作品媒介為攝影、錄像及聲音。其研究課題為身分建構,及個體與周遭事物間之互動關係。作品入選:1998及2009:「香港當代藝術雙年奬」;2003:「第八屆香港獨立短片及錄像比賽」;2009年「藝遊鄰里計劃IV」及香港藝術發展局「視覺藝術家駐場計劃」。「藝術家駐留計劃」:2009:德國柏林‘Takt Kunstprojektraum Artist Residency’;2011:西班牙莫哈卡爾‘Fundación Valparaíso’;2012:葡萄牙蒙薩拉什‘Casa Monsaraz’及挪威特隆赫姆‘Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder’;2014:德國柏林‘Lichtenberg Studios’。作品為香港文化博物館及私人收藏於英國、意大利、德國、萄葡牙、加拿大、美國、澳洲及香港。

Biography: Patrick Leung

Patrick Leung, a passionate photographer, believes in 'instinct' and 'sentiments' when it comes to capturing remarkable images. His fascination for phtotgraphy dates back to the year he turned 11, the time of his first encounter with his father's film camera. Having taken a great deal of photos from corner to corner of the city since the early 80's, no longer could his desire for great shots be contained that he started to explore the highways and byways around the world wtih his aperture. In 2013, his passion for photography brought him to his own label, Pbyp.leung Photography.

關於藝術家: 梁衛國

攝影愛好者梁衛國 (老梁) 深信,「直覺」及「感覺」是捕捉難忘影像的基礎。他對攝影的迷戀源於 11 歲時初次接觸父親的菲林相機,由八十年代初期愛在街頭搜獵各式樣的影像開始,到後來跳出國外走遍大街小巷,上山下海不停拍攝,更於2013年憑著對攝影的熱忱,成立了屬於自己品牌 – Pbyp.leung Photography。

Biography: Chris Luk

Chris Luk is a full time independent photographer living in Hong Kong with over 10 years photography experience. Chris is a self-taught photographer but also received proper training from dark room to studio photography, and attended photography courses at the Central Saint Martin College in London. He had spent number of years working with different art directors, stylists, hair stylists and make-up artists for fashion photo shoots in Hong Kong and overseas. In 2012, he had his first solo- exhibition titled "Alone Together" and published a book with the same title. Chris currently provides photography services to corporate and individual clients ranging from food, fashion, events and other commercial works. He also does other street photography and landscape works at his leisure time and travel.

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