Lazarus Chan is a new media artist who explores human experience, including life & death, consciousness and time. He specializes in multifaceted mediums, such as soundscape, electronics, data visualization and generative art.
Graduated from the School of Creative Media at the City University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Art School, his student work, “Stochastic Camera”, was well-received. He was invited to share the work as an alumni / a student representative for the School of Creative Media. Also, was awarded the Best Graduation Work and Best Academic Performance from Hong Kong Art School ( HKAS ) in 2016. In addition, he was awarded the Reaching Out Award from Self-Financing Post-Secondary Scholarship Scheme in the same year. Before he graduated from the School of Creative Media in 2019, Lazarus initiated a workshop, “Draw With Code”, at the School of Creative Media and was interviewed by Hong Kong Society for Education in Art ( HKSEA ). In 2021, he was selected as an outstanding student by Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme to pursue postgraduate programmes at the Academy of Visual Arts at Hong Kong Baptist University.
During 2019 – 2020, he worked as a full-time Interactive Visualist & Soundscape Designer; his commercial work has toured in multiple cities. In 2021, Lazarus curated his first solo exhibition, “Auto.Mob”, in Hong Kong Art Centre The Gallery of Hong Kong Art School and reported by various media, including RTHK, Marie Claire Hong Kong Edition and Sing Tao Daily etc. During the same year, he was a Research Assistant in The Education University of Hong Kong, Department of Cultural and Creative Arts, further as the tutor of a non-governmental organization(iLOrk). Furthermore, Contemporary Musiking Hong Kong(CMHK)decided Lazarus as the iii Artist Exchange Program’s selected artist to create new artwork at iii (instrument inventors initiative)in The Hague. Lazarus also received invitations from several art institutions for commission work and exhibitions, including Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts, Hong Kong Art Development Council AAiSS (The Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme) and Hong Kong Art Festival.
Lazarus Chan is collaborating on the Ways Of Being Together project.