Tang Kwok Hin is a mixed media artist, writer, curator and founder of the 1983 gallery. He was born in 1983 and raised in Hong Kong, in the walled village in Kam Tin. Hin received his Master of Fine Arts from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2008 and Bachelor of Arts (major in Fine Arts) in 2006.
After stepping down as a part-time visual arts teacher at Hong Kong Institute of Contemporary Culture (HKICC) Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, he now works as a full-time artist as well as a regular contributor to educational talks and seminars, promoting art.
Tang’s artwork focuses on theories of occasion, space, time and hidden rules which exist in daily life. He describes his works as conceptually-based, symbolic collage.
His works have been collected by a variety of art organisations such as the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Deutsche Bank and other private collections. He regularly exhibits internationally, participating in la Biennale di Venezia; 15th International Architecture Exhibition at Hong Kong Pavilion; 7th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture; 15th WRO Media Art Biennale; Hong Kong Contemporary Biennial Award 2009 and exhibiting in many museums and galleries, Ice Palace, Miami, U.S.A; Osthaus Museum, Hagen, Germany and the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK.
Tang Kwok Hin is collaborating on the Noughts and Crossings projects