Prof. CHAN Sau Yan
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Prof. CHAN Yuk Keung, Kurt
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Prof Chan is a retired professor after teaching 27 years in the Department of Fine Arts, CUHK. He is a practicing artist and an art educator, who has participated in over 100 exhibitions which include The 51st Venice Biennale and the chief editors of the Hong Kong Visual Art Yearbook for several years. Now serving as member of board of directors of Para/Site, Sau Kee School of Creativity and Rooftop Institute.
Fall Term, 2017-18:
CUMT4101 Special Topics in Cultural Management: Art in Public Realm
Mr. CHUI Wan Shun, Vincent
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Graduated from Communications Arts Department of Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Started his career in Hong Kong Broadcast Television Company. He’s been working in the independent field since 1993. Founded Ying E Chi, a Hong Kong Independent film Collective, with the fellow independent filmmakers to promote and distribute their films in the 1997. Now the artistic director of the above organization and has been curating the Hong Kong independent film festival since 2011. Made his first feature Leaving in Sorrow in 2001.
The second feature Fear of Intimacy(2004) was selected in competition category in Moscow International Film Festival, 2004. The most recent film was Fig(2013).
Spring Term, 2017-18:
CUMT4101 Special Topics in Cultural Management: Film Appreciation and Film Curatorship
Law is a scholar of theatre studies, and her specialist area is intercultural theatre and aesthetics. She studied in both Hong Kong and abroad thanks to the many scholarships she was awarded from, e.g. the Sing Tao Foundation, Rotary International, the Sir Robert Black Trust Fund; and the German Research Foundation. Since the 1990s she has worked in the fields of theatre and film; reporting and writing; acting and performing; producing and organizing; translation and interpreting; education and research; and consultancy for various societies, companies and institutions, as well as at festivals in Hong Kong and Germany. Before joining to the BA Programme of Cultural Management, she taught courses on Chinese language and culture at Der chinesische Verein in Berlin, and on theatre at the Freie Universität Berlin. Furthermore, she has researched teaching methods at The CUHK. She has been invited to hold lectures and present papers at various international symposia, conferences and seminars held by different university departments as well as academic research organizations in Amsterdam, Baku, Berlin, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, Leipzig, London and Stockholm.
Fall Term, 2016-17:
CUMT4101 Special Topics in Cultural Management: Western Theatre in Contemporary Hong Kong Performances
德语舞台上的华文戏剧 Deyu Wutaishang de Huawen Xiju [The Chinese Drama on the German Stage], 上海艺术评论 Shanghai Yishu Pinglun [Shanghai Art Review], 2016(3): 80-83. URL: http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzAwMzIzMTk1NA%3D%3D&mid=2653130102&idx=1&sn=a2ba349418b41b6224f1a175572b6bb1
The Interweaving of the German and Chinese Theatre Cultures in the Early 21st Century, in Katja Levy (eds.), Deutsch-chinesische Beziehungen, Berliner China-Hefte – Chinese History and Society, 2011(39): 59-80.
Von der Flucht zum Weltbild eines >Kosmopoliten<: Eine Verknüpfung der Theaterperformance fluchtVERSUCHE mit den Texten und dem Leben von Gao Xingjian [From the Escape to the Worldview of a Cosmopolitan: A Connection of the Theatre Performance fluchtVERSUCHE with Gao Xingjian’s Texts and Life], in Vanessa-Isabelle Reinwand and Christina Knoll (eds.), Forschung trifft Literatur: Aktuelle Forschungsthemen im Spiegel literarischer Werke [Research meets Literature. Current Research Topics in the Mirror of the Literary Work], Athena Verlag, 2011, 153-166.
Zu einer Ästhetik des Hybriden: Eine Geschichte der Verflechtung von deutschen Theaterkünstlern mit chinesischer Theaterkultur im frühen 21. Jahrhundert [Towards a Hybrid Aesthetics: A History of Interweaving by German Theatre Artists with Chinese Theatre Cultures in the Early 21st Century], Dissertationen Online der Freien Universität Berlin, 2011, 181 pages.
Patrick Mok received the doctorate degree in History, The University of Hong Kong. He has a wide range of research interests from history, heritage and cultural study, cultural policies, cultural/creativity indicators to cultural-creative economy in Hong Kong and China.
From 2008 to 2014, Dr. Mok served as consultant and manager in the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (HKU) for the development of the “Hong Kong Memory Project”, a digital and research project for the preservation of Hong Kong’s historical and cultural heritage. He is now the Research Consultant in Cul and Culture Consultant Limited.
He was investigator of a number of projects on digital library, copyright research and policy studies on creative economy, including: “A Review Study on Cultural Audit” (2009-2010) commissioned by the Central Policy Unit of HKSAR Government; “A study on Hong Kong Design Index” (2010) by the Hong Kong Design Center. Recent work includes the “Study on Macau’s Cultural and Creative Industries Index” (2011-12) and its follow-up studies (2013-15), both commissioned by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macau SAR Government.
He was also involved the research of the “Development Plan for Cultural Industries in the 12th Five Year Plan” (2009-2010), a project led by China National School of Administration in Beijing and commissioned by the Ministry of Culture of the PRC; “Strategic Development of Cultural Industries in China”, a collaborated work with China National School of Administration (2008-2009); and “Study on Hong Kong’s Cultural Creative Industries in the Pearl River Delta” (2006) for the Central Policy Unit, HKSAR Government; “A Study on Creativity Index” (2005), for Home Affairs Bureau, HKSAR Government; and “Baseline Study on Hong Kong’s Creative Industries”(2003), commissioned by the Central Policy Unit.
Spring Term, 2016-17:
CUMT1003 Cultural Policy and Development
Joel Kwong, a media art curator and art consultant, received her Master Degree in Cultural Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is currently the Programme Director of Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, Artistic Director of Transmedia Department (Asia Pacific) of Sun Mobile Communication Ltd., and also a board member of Videotage (media artist collective). She has been the Visiting Fellow at Hong Kong Design Institute to focus on the set up and development of Transmedia Programme in 2014-2015, and managed Input/ Output, a media arts gallery and consultancy based in Hong Kong from 2010 to 2014, and she was the Vice Chairperson of Art Gallery in Siggraph Asia 2011. An experienced practitioner in curating, producing and managing various mega art and design event, art festival, exhibition tour, public show, concert and stage performance. In 2011, she produced concert tour for a Japanese Device Art Pioneering Group –Maywa Denki, in both HK & Taipei. And also, in 2012, she curated and produced the Asia tour of UK live cinema group –circumstance, which included Xiamen, HK & Taipei. In 2013-2014, she curated and produced art projects around ASIA, collaborative units include Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei, Eslite in both Taipei and Taichung, NIKE etc. She has been given talks and lectures in schools, festivals and universities, including National University of Taiwan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKICC, Baptist University and the University of Eletro-communications in Tokyo etc. Currently, she is also a part-time lecturer for MA in Cultural Management in Chinese University of Hong Kong.
She always believes that art is the key to make a better world.
Fall Term, 2017-18:
CUMT3003 New Media Arts Management
Dr. TING Wing Yan, Vivian
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As an independent curator and researcher, Vivian works with universities and art organizations to develop curatorial projects that encourage multiple narratives of local history, articulated through creative means. She trained as a historian at the Chinese University of Hong Kong where she developed an interest in the study of material culture. This interest was developed during her post-graduate studies at the School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester. She became particularly interested in exploring communication and interpretation of material culture in cross-cultural context. In considering what the arts and culture means to the public and how to articulate multiple voices of the city, she has been developing curatorial projects, such as Sparkle! Let’s Art (2015, Oi!) and Envision Hong Kong (2016, public libraries and joint publishing bookshops).
Spring Term, 2018-19:
CUMT1000 Ways of Looking: Appreciation and Analysis of Art
CUMT3004 Public and Community Art