Hong Kong not only plays host to one of the most significant art and auction markets, but is also home to an extremely vibrant local art scene. Hong Kong Artists is the first international publication dedicated to this unique and burgeoning artistic landscape, introducing 20 visual contemporary artists through a collection of proclaiming images and writings. The featured artists are born between the late 1970s and the mid 1980s. Editors of “Hong Kong Artists – 20 Portraits” Cordelia and Christoph Noe will be present at the book launch to introduce the background of this publication project. The 20 featured artists are: Nadim Abbas, Eastman Cheng, Chow Chun-fai, Ho Sin-tung, Chi Hoi, Phoebe Hui, Kwan Sheung Chi, Lam Tung-pang, Lee Kit, Joey Leung Ka-yin, Ma Ho-yin, Pak Sheung-chuen, Eric Siu, Tang Kwok-hin, Tsang Kin-wah, Adrian Wong, Magdalen Wong, Morgan Wong, Wong Wai-yin and Samson Young. Authors include Connie Lam (Director of Hong Kong Arts Centre), Anthony Yung (Asian Art Archive researcher), Pauline J. Yao (art critic, Beijing), Philip Tinari (Director of Ullens Center for Contemporary Arts, Beijing) and Kito Nedo (art critic , Berlin) among others. The 224-page book in flexcover (26 x 21cm) is written in English.
HONG KONG ARTISTS – 20 Portraits
Edited by Cordelia and Christoph Noe, Published by Verlag für moderne Kunst