Biography


b. 1995, Hong Kong  

Joseph Leung Mong-sum is a Hong Kong-based artist who graduated from the School of Creative Media at City University of Hong Kong with first class honors, and went on an exchange program at the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University in New York. He was subsequently enrolled in the MFA program at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  

Leung’s research explores our existence in the contemporary and digtial milieu. He co-founded an artist-run space called the Negative Space located at the artist village of Foo Tak Building in Wanchai, Hong Kong. Recently, Leung has been shortlisted for the 24th ifva Awards (Media Arts category), Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize 2018 and the WMA Masters Photographic Awards 2017/18.

His works had previously been shown in the United States, India, Switzerland and Hong Kong and are privately collected.


Education


2017 - 2019

Master of Fine Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong


2016

Bachelor of Art (Hons) in Creative Media (First Class Honors), School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong


2016

Exchange program, College of Visual and Performing Art, Syracuse University, New York


Solo Exhibition


2019

Digital and Transcendental, Death and Light, Cheng Ming Building, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


2018

Eventually Obsolete, Cheng Ming Building, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Joint Exhibition


2017

We Weren’t Here, Floating Project, Hong Kong


Group Exhibition


2019

CINEMA 2.0 Media Arts Exhibition: Acrylic Dreams, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong


2018

Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize, The Hive Spring, Hong Kong

HKFOREWORD 2018, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong

WMA Masters and WMA Film Exhibition - Transition, Hong Kong central library exhibition gallery, Hong Kong


2017

MATLAB & Guests. Drawing & Painting: (Trans)medial experiments, Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland

Julian Lee Asia One Photographic Awards:
Thoughts, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong

October School 2017, Khoj International Artists’ Association, New Delhi, India

Fine Art Asia 2017, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong

First Smash 4 Art Exhibition, Art Experience Gallery, Hong Kong

The SCM Annual 2017: Unfold, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong

Happily Ever After, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong

Untitled, Comstock Art Facility, Syracuse, New York


2016

The SCM Annual 2016: Lossless, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong

PhotoSynth, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong


Award/ Grant


The 23rd ifva Awards - Media Arts Category Finalist, 2019

Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize 2018 Shortlisted, 2018

WMA Masters 2017/2018 Finalist, 2018

First Smash 4 Art Project Finalist, 2017

Julian Lee Asia One Photographic Awards, 2017

Postgraduate Studentship, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2017

HIII International Photography 2016 Merit Award

Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation Exchange Scholarships (2016 - 2017)

HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund – Talent Development Scholarship (2014-2015)

Hopeful Rubber Group Scholarships (2014-2015)

HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund – Talent Development Scholarship (2013-2014)





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