YAU Kwok Keung (b. 1988, Hong Kong) currently lives and works in Hong Kong. He received his Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Visual Communication Design from School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2012. Frequently inspired by the various fractured relationships between himself and the surroundings, his work connects the symbols of ancient myths, historical events and everyday objects, and dilutes varying connections between the objects and himself while constantly carving and smoothing out the traces on his works, a sense of calm and uneasy detachment are usually displayed in the forms of paintings, moving images and installations.

His work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in various art institutions, including “Blackout Momentum” (Current Plans, Hong Kong, 2024), “Made in Hong Kong” (Art Central, Hong Kong, 2022), “The Sunshine Is Still There” (SC Gallery, Hong Kong, 2022), “Lets Try Catching Steam with Bare Hands” (Gallery Exit, Hong Kong, 2021), “The Dimensions of Living: A House is” (Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, Hong Kong, 2020), “The Bacteriology Drawing Lab” (Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, Hong Kong, 2019), “Everythings Alright” (K11 chi art space, Hong Kong, 2016) and “Yesterdays” (Osage Gallery, Hong Kong, 2013). His works have been collected by private collectors and galleries of Hong Kong.

丘國強(1988年,香港)目前在香港生活和工作。2012 年畢業於香港理工大學設計學院,主修視覺傳意設計。其創作關注自身與周遭環境的各種斷裂關係,將古代神話、歷史事件及日常不過的事物串連,並不斷刻劃和反覆撫平作品上的痕跡,使物件與自身的連結淡化,轉化為繪畫、流動影像及裝置作品,以不同形式呈現平靜而不安的抽離感。作品曾在多個藝術機構展出,包括 《失憶之勢》(Current Plans,2024)、《Made in Hong Kong》(Art Central,2022)、《還有陽光》(SC Gallery,2022)、《請試著以雙手摘霧》(Gallery Exit,2021)、《居住的幅度:房子是》(賽馬會創意藝術中心,2020)、《細菌培育室》(香港醫學博物館,2019)、《你在煩惱什麼》(chi K11 藝術空間,2016)和《過去式》(奧沙畫廊,2013)。

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