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Technology as an Engine in Evolving Culture and Creativity in Sustainable D...

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Chandran Gallery

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“Design is a co-creative methodology to create experiences and mechanisms for forging new dialogues across disciplines, between craft and technology, history and the future, local and global as well as to connect pockets of Hong Kong’s diverse community”

Invention and the creative use of technology is the common denominator in all of these artistic and design creations. This panel will explore the role of technology, collaboration, culture, and the goals of sustainability in the creative process of the participating artists and designers.


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Henry Chu - Henry Chu is a designer, programmer and a new media artist who founded pill & pillow in 2004. His studio has won more than 150 local and international awards. His iPad music app Squiggle was exhibited in MOMA New York.

Victor Wong - Victor Wong is an award-winning artist and a veteran in computer-generated animation. His work has been reported by global media.

Mui Kinoshita - Mui Kinosita is vice-chairwoman of the Hong Kong Designers Association. Her company ASA Innovation & Technology has won numerous startup awards in Hong Kong.

Clement Tien - Clement Tien is the co-founder of Arical, a startup focused on optimizing design processes with artificial intelligence. He has a background in architecture.

Karr Yip - Karr Yip is a multi-disciplinary designer who has won over 30 local and international awards.

Fiona Lau - Fiona Lau is a co-founder of FFIXXED Studios, a collaborative men and women wear brand. Its vision is to create a self-upcycling and zero-system system.

Mazing Lee - Mazing Lee is the CEO & Co-founder of Lify, the world’s first smart wellness-tech platform with the vision to provide a personalized wellness tea experience with AI wellness engine and a smart herbal brewer, providing insights and drink recommendations to urban dwellers looking for natural remedies, reinventing traditional herbal wisdom.


Moderator: JD Beltran

JD Beltran is a conceptual artist, designer, filmmaker, writer, and educator. Her award-winning work, which blends the narrative and abstract in investigating how materials tell stories, has been screened and exhibited internationally, including at the Walker Art Center, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The M.H. de Young Museum, The Getty Center, The Kitchen in New York, the MIT Media Lab, Cité des Ondes Vidéo et Art Électronique in Montreal, ProArte in St. Petersburg, Russia, The Fei Contemporary Art Center in Shanghai, China, the Kyrgyzstan National Museum, YBCA, the Singapore Digital MediaFest, Cite Des Ondes Video Et Art Electronique in Montreal, Canada, Sesto Senso in Bologna, Italy, Festival VIDEOFORMES in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Ping Pong Gallery in Guanzhou, China, the Ingenuity Festival in Cleveland, Ohio, the Biennale for Electronic Arts in Perth, Australia, and in the 2006, 2008, and 2012 ZeroOne New Media Biennials.

The Cinema Snowglobe, her collaboration with Scott Minneman, achieved the international New Technological Art Award in 2014 with an exhibition in Ghent, Belgium in November 2014. She's been commissioned for public art projects in San Francisco, San Jose, Cleveland, Ohio, and St. Petersburg, Russia. Her work has been reviewed in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Boston Globe, NPR, Wired Magazine, Art in America, ArtNews, the New Art Examiner, Art Practical, Art Papers, ID Magazine, 7x7, and Dwell.

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