Wen Yau, Hong Kong
As a cross-media artist, researcher, curator and writer, Wen Yau has been concentrating on performance/live art and time-based media in the last few years. Her works often grapple with cultural difference and intimacy in public space. Recent projects include Seeing is Existing (pinhole photographic series, 2008-), Civil Left/Right (video & performance, 2007-), TengSeWong/Voice-Writer series (media & live art, 2005-), I pledge (not) guilt (live art, 2004-05), etc. Her work has been shown in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China (Beijing, Chengdu, Xi'an & Guangzhou), Taiwan, Japan, Philippines, Sweden, Bolivia, New Zealand, etc. She is also actively engaged in various creative and arts educational projects and curated "Talkover/Handover" (Hong Kong, 2007), "i-D Generations–Living Art Expo" (Hong Kong, 2005) and "LIVE+MAY" (Hong Kong, 2003). Currently she works as Researcher for Hong Kong at the Asia Art Archive and contributes to various newspapers and magazines in Hong Kong and Asia.
2002 MA Cultural & Media Studies, University of West of England, Bristol, U.K.
2007 Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
2004 “I Pledge (not) Guilty”, Shu Ning Presentation Unit, Hong Kong, China
2004 The 2nd DaDao Live Art Festival, Beijing, China
2006 “Nippon International Performance Art Festival (NIPAF)’06”, Tokyo, Nagoya, Nagano & Kumagaya, Japan
2008 “Domestic Affairs”, Galleri 21, Malmo, Sweden
2009 “10th Anniversary Open Performance Art Festival”, Beijing, China