Tsang Kin-Wah (b. 1976, Shantou, China) graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Camberwell College of Arts in London. His recent solo exhibitions include, Onsite/offsite: Tsang Kin-Wah at Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada (2017);

NOTHING at M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong (2016); and The Infinite Nothing at the Hong Kong Pavilion, Venice Biennale (2015), among others. He has participated in numerous international exhibitions, including the Istanbul Biennial (2017), Aichi Triennale (2010), Biennale of Sydney (2010), and Biennale de Lyon (2009).

 

His works can be found in key collections and museums, including M+ Museum of Visual Culture (Hong Kong), Mori Art Museum (Tokyo), the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York), and MAXXI, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts (Rome). Tsang represented Hong Kong at the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015.

 

 

Full CV

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

2003      MA Book Arts (Camberwell College of Arts, London Institute, London)

2000      BA in Fine Arts (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

 

SOLO EXHIBITION (SELECTED)

2017     Offsite/Onsite: Tsang Kin-Wah (Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada)

2016     Tsang Kin-Wah: Nothing (M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong)

2015     Tsang Kin-Wah: The Infinite Nothing (Hong Kong Participation, The 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy)

             Tsang Kin-Wah: Ecce Homo Trilogy II (Thurgau Art Museum, Warth, Switzerland)

2011     MAM Project 015: Tsang Kin-Wah (Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan)

2008     Tsang Kin-Wah (Yvon Lambert, Paris, France)

2007     Tsang Kin-Wah (Yvon Lambert Project Space, New York, USA)

 

GROUP EXHIBITION (SELECTED)

2022     9th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (Shenzhen) – Urban Cosmologies (Shenzhen, China) (forthcoming) 

2018     The D-Tale, Video Art from the Pearl River Delta (Times Art Center Berlin, Germany)        

              A Chinese Journey: The Sigg Collection (Het Noordbrabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands) 

2017     15th Istanbul Biennial (Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey)

             1st Jeju Biennale (Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju Island, South Korea)

2016     Tales of Our Time (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA)

             Chinese Whispers – Recent works from the Sigg & M+ Sigg Collection (Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland)

2015     Global Imaginations (Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, The Netherlands)

2014     Athens Video Art Festival 2014 (Technopolis, Athens, Greece)

             Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial 2014 – Get Acquainted (Arts Area, Sharjah, UAE)

2012     3rd Mediations Biennale 2012  (Poznan, Poland)

             7th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale (OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China)

2011     2011 Asian Art Biennial (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan)

             Architecture of Fear (Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Hasselt, Belgium)

2010     17th Biennale of Sydney (Cockatoo Island, Sydney, Australia)

             Aichi Triennale 2010 (Aichi Arts Center, Nagoya, Japan)

             Memories of The Future (Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea)

2009     10th Biennale de Lyon (La Sucrière, Lyon, France)

2008     Drawn in the Clouds: Contemporary Asian Art (KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland)

2007     Reversing Horizons - Artist Reflections of the Hong Kong Handover 10th Anniversary (MoCA Shanghai, China)

2006     The State of Things (National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway)

2005     Hong Kong Art Biennial 2005 (Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong)

             Dutch Design Week 2005 (Temporary Art Centre, Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

2004     Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2004 (Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong)

2003     Hong Kong Art Biennial 2003 (Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong)

2001     Hong Kong Art Biennial 2001 (Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong)

 

MAJOR AWARD

2007     TDC Prize, Tokyo Type Directors Club Annual Awards 2007 (Tokyo Type Directors Club, Tokyo, Japan) 

2005     Sovereign Asian Art Prize (Sovereign Art Foundation) 

2001     Award Winner, Prize of Excellence, Hong Kong Art Biennial 2001(LSCD, Hong Kong)  

 

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTION

A3 Collection, Kadist Art Foundation (San Francisco, USA)

Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, Canada)

Camberwell College of Arts (London, United Kingdom)

CODA Museum (Apeldoorn, The Netherlands)

Deutsche Bank Collection (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Heritage Museum (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Museum of Art (Hong Kong)

M+ Museum of Visual Culture (Hong Kong)

MAXXI, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts (Rome, Italy)

Mori Art Museum (Tokyo, Japan)

Museum of Design Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland) 

New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Sovereign Art Foundation (Hong Kong)

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York, USA)

Toranomon Hills Business Tower, Toranomon Hills (Tokyo, Japan)