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
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 was selected in competition category in Moscow International Film Festival, 2004. The most recent film was Fig(2013). In recent years, he has produced two documentary films Yellowing and Lost in the Fumes.
Spring Term, 2019-20:
CUMT4101 Special Topics in Cultural Management: Film Appreciation and Film Curatorship
Dr. CHAN Chun Kwok, Hugo
Dr. Hugo Chan holds degrees in architecture, business administration, urban planning and built heritage conservation, and he is one of the few Hong Kong and Mainland China based professional practitioners with well-rounded expertise in the key disciplines of the built environment field. A Registered Town Planner with extensive private practice experience in architectural, conservation and urban revitalization projects in Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou, he was appointed a key consultant for the Yangon Heritage Trust and co-authored the conservation master-plan for the city of Yangon, entitled Yangon Heritage Strategy: Combining Conservation and Development to Create Asia’s Most Liveable City (published in August 2016). His research interests cover vernacular architecture, historic urban landscapes, heritage management and urban conservation in Asia.
Spring Term, 2021-22:
CUMT4101 Special Topics in Antiquities and Heritage Management
媒體藝術策展人、微波國際新媒體藝術節節目總監、太陽流動傳訊亞太區超媒體部門的藝術總監。2010至2014年主理出入口畫廊（香港唯一專門推廣新媒體藝術的商業藝廊），2011亞洲Siggraph的ART GALLERY副主席，自2008年起為本地媒體藝術組織VIDEOTAGE的董事，並在2014至2015年為香港知專設計學院客席硏究員，致力推廣及硏究超媒體發展。一直以來為多項新媒藝術項目策展、製作, 並致力將新媒體藝術引入商業市場。自2006年開始策劃及製作年度新媒體藝術節至今，每年以不不同策展主題推動藝術發展及成就香港本地最大新媒體的交流平台。2008年策劃UVA—Volume戶外作品—的香港台北兩地展及又於2011年製作明和電機 Voice Mechanics 巡迴演唱會。
2012至13年開拓海外策展市場，包括美國Transmutation 展，參展藝術家來自日本、香港及上海。2012年11—12月英國創作團隊 Circumstance 的現場電影巡迴演出，城市包括香港、台北與厦門。2013至14年，與多個台灣單位合作，舉辦多個藝術項目及展覧，合作單位包括台北當代藝術館、台北誠品生活及誠品書店、台中勤美術館等。
Dr. Law is a scholar, engaging herself in teaching, practice and research in drama, theatre, performance and communication studies.
Apart from teaching in the BA Programme in Cultural Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2016, she is also a staff member in the programme of Master of Arts in Theatre Studies at The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. Since the 1990s, she has participated in over 20 drama productions and other types of performances, practising acting and performing, devising and dramaturge, directing and coordinating, translation and interpreting, producing and organizing, mentoring and supervising, education and research development etc. for various societies, companies, institutions, as well as festivals in Hong Kong, the USA and Germany. She has been invited to hold lectures and present papers in various international symposia, conferences and seminars held by different university departments, research institutions and theatre companies in Amsterdam, Baku, Berlin, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Leipzig, London, Mannheim and Stockholm. Her theatre critiques and research essays are published in academic journals, cultural and art review magazines and online in Germany, China and Hong Kong.
She is currently an examiner of Hong Kong Arts Development Council in the specialties of drama, arts education, arts criticism and arts administration.
Fall Term, 2022-23:
CUMT 4201 Special Topics in Cultural Institutions and Curation
Courses & Workshops (Selected)
．Comparative Approaches in Drama and Performance Studies
．Theatre and Production
．Introduction to Global Studies II: Global Media
．Multi-Cultural Music Theatre Project
．Globalization, Cultures and Societies
．《公司感謝你》 [The Company Thanks]
．Western Theatre in Contemporary Hong Kong Performances
．布萊希特和《高加索灰闌記》 [Brecht & The Caucasian Chalk Circle]
．Theater der 60er und 70er Jahre – Modelle für Heute [Theatre in the 60s and 70s – Models for Today]
Recent Publications (Selected)
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]. Dissertation Online of the Freie Universität Berlin, 2011.
Book Chapters/Journal Articles
＜德语舞台上的华文戏剧＞[The Chinese Drama on the German Stage], Shanghai Art Review, 2016(3).
The Interweaving of the German and Chinese Theatre Cultures in the Early 21st Century, in K. 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 V.-I. Reinwand and C. Knoll (eds.), Forschung trifft Literatur: Aktuelle Forschungsthemen im Spiegel literarischer Werke, 2011, 153-166.
Reviews and Critiques
Journey towards Music Theatre, starting from OASIZ, House Program of the Multi-Cultural Music Theatre Performance OASIZ, 2022.
＜基因訂製嬰兒的預演 ── 《學會呼吸》＞[The Rehearsal of genetically Designer-Baby — Ya can Breathe!!], House Program of the Theatrical Performance Ya can Breathe!!, 2021.
＜一道透过叙事和场面教人反思差异的习题＞[A Problem that Teaches us to Reflect on Differences via Narration and Scene], Shanghai Art Review, 2018(5).
＜怪誕和反諷 — 析當代德國諷刺劇公司感謝你＞[Grotesque and Irony: Analysis of the Contemporary German Satire Die Firma dankt], House Program of the Theatre Performance Die Firma dankt, 2018.
＜紀錄劇場也可以感性＞[Documentary Theatre can also be Emotional], Reviews Online of International Association of Theatre Critics (Hong Kong), 2017.
＜戲劇學指導的三言兩語: 賦權多面觀＞ [A Few Words by the Supervisor of Theatre Studies: Empowerment from Various Points of View], House Program of the Theatre Performance The Caucasian Chalk Circle, 2016.
Moderator in the Talk “Documents of the Third Reich: Documentary Theatre and Historical Documents”, invited by The Centre for Cultural Studies of CUHK, May 18, 2018.
Speaker in the Talk “「布萊希特和今天的香港」[Brecht and Today’s Hong Kong]”, invited by Touch Theatre, Aug 12, 2016.
梁展峰現為獨立策展人，並於各大學兼任教授視覺文化、藝術理論、博物館學及藝術行政。梁氏為「國際藝評人協會香港分會」會員，不定期為撰寫展覽評論，並策劃不同形式的展覽，近期展覽包括推動共融藝術的「Common SENse：藝術介入SEN 的巴士展覽」(2021)及 K11藝術購物商場的開業展「Hiking Arte藝遊」(2019))。梁氏曾於不同藝術機構(包括：香港藝術中心及Para/Site藝術空間)任職展覽籌劃和行政工作，亦參與多個海外展覽包括韓國光州藝術雙年展(2002)的Para/Site Art Space (香港藝術機構)、威尼斯國際藝術雙年展(2003)的中國香港館的統籌工作。
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, and 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 writing about arts and culture on various platforms (e.g. https://www.objecttravelogue.net/), and developing art projects, such as Sparkle! Let’s Art (2015, Oi!) and Talkover/Handover 2.0 (2017, 1A Space).
Fall Term, 2021-22:
CUMT4008 Advanced Museum Studies
Trained as an anthropologist, Dr. Simon Tu holds degrees in design culture and theory, anthropology, and Japanese studies. He has conducted extensive research on art festivals and other cultural activities for social purposes in Japan, and was invited by a Japanese nonprofit organization to join as a staff member for the Setouchi Triennale in 2016. His earlier research discusses artist space in Hong Kong. Tu’s research interests include the arts in urban and rural revitalization in Japan, Japanese visual cultures, and socially-engaged art. Before embarking on his academic journey, he was an active classical music critic.
Spring Term, 2021-22:
CUMT4005 Art and Propaganda