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Leung Chi Wo
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Leung Chi Wo

Leung Chi Wo (b. 1968, Hong Kong) lives and works in Hong Kong. An assistant professor in the School of Creative Media, the City University of Hong Kong, his multi-disciplinary artistic practice ranges from photography and video to text, performance and installation, focusing on the relationship between anticipation, perception and understanding in communication, mostly in an urban context. However, his research interests include art and architecture, Hong Kong art and culture, institutional critique, among others.

Leung graduated from the Department of Fine Arts of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In 1991, he completed Post Diploma in Culture of Photography in Italy and obtained his Master of Fine Arts from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1997. He co-founded Para/Site Art Space in 1996 and collaborated with long-time partner Sara Wong, and other writers, curators and anthropologists for unconventional research projects. His work has been reviewed in Art Asia Pacific, New York Times and Asian Art News, while he has exhibited internationally. In 2001, his site-specific project was exhibited in the first Hong Kong pavilion of the Venice Biennale. His recent exhibitions include solo shows at Rokeby, London (2012) and ISCP, New York (2013) and biennales in Marrakech (2012) and Guangzhou (2013), while he participated in exhibitions including Busan Biennale (2006), Guangzhou Triennial (2008), Lights Out in Museu da Imagem e do Som, São Paulo (2008), Depot of Disappearance in quartier21/MuseumsQuartier, Vienna (2009) and No Soul For Sale in Tate Modern, London (2010).