Wai Kit Lam

Born in 1966, Hong Kong

Lives and works in Hong Kong and Mallorca Spain

 

Education

2001 – 2003

Master of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

1993 – 1996

BA (Hons) in Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom

 

 

Solo Exhibitions / Solo Screenings / Duo Exhibitions

2018

Non-vérité authentique, tadlachance, Cuges-les-Pins, France

 

Video screening - works of Wai Kit Lam, Galerie Le Garage, Lorgues, France

2017

Happy Encounter - Marcos Vidal Font & Wai Kit Lam, Young Artist in Residence @ V54, Hong Kong

2016

Intimitats - projecció de videoart de Wai Kit Lam, Espai Sant Marc, Sineu, Mallorca, Spain

 

Where is the paradise? - Wai Kit Lam, Centre d'Art i Creació de Ses Voltes, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2014

Which things were (are) allowed and which were (are) not - Wai Kit Lam, Droog Building, Hong Kong

2012

Video Screening: Five Senses - A series of 5 videos by Wai Kit Lam, Aesop Cityplaza, Hong Kong

 

Sleight - Wai Kit Lam, Lumenvisum, Hong Kong

 

Small But Great - photography, video art & sound by Wai Kit Lam, Casa Monsaraz, Monsaraz, Portugal

2009

Unknown - Works by Wai Kit Lam, Artists in the Neighbourhood Scheme IV, Hong Kong Film Archive & Tse Wan Shan Centre, Hong Kong

2007

The Other Month; The Other Day - Wai Kit Lam, Schmidt Leica Photo Gallery, Hong Kong

 

The Divided Minds V - Photography and video installation by Wai Kit Lam, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, Hong Kong

2004

The Other - Wai Kit Lam, Shanghai Street Artspace, Hong Kong

2002

Displacement - Wai Kit Lam, First Institute of Art & Design Gallery, Hong Kong

2000

Frozen Words II - Dialogues within Oneself - Wai Kit Lam, First Institute of Art & Design Gallery, Hong Kong

 

Frozen Words - Wai Kit Lam, The Gallery, Art Forest, Toronto, Canada

 

The Secret Gardens - Wai Kit Lam, Montblanc Gallery at the Fringe, Hong Kong

1998

This is you; this is not you - Wai Kit Lam, Agfa Gallery at the Fringe, Hong Kong

1997

Beyond Colours - Wai Kit Lam, Dragon's Back Gallery at the Fringe, Hong Kong

1996

Change - Wai Kit Lam, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, United Kingdom

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions / Screenings

2018

VI. Festival de Videodanza de Palma, Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

 

Versus, Incart XII Edició 2018, Sa Quartera Centre d’Art, Inca, Mallorca, Spain

 

What has been, will be lost until we find it, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong

 

Rebels amb causa, Sa Quartera Centre d’Art, organised by Inca Town Hall, Inca, Mallorca, Spain

 

Video Screening: The Exquisite Corpse Video Project Vol.5, 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival, Singularity Now, Athens, Greece; Clinic Gallery, Tokyo; Groupe Intervention Vidéo (GIV), Montreal, Canada

 

Art Nit Campos 2018, Casal de Sa Nostra, Campos, Mallorca, Spain

 

Tastart, 3ª Edició, Nit de l'art 2018, Carrer de l'Almoina 31, Porreres, Mallorca, Spain

 

XIII Art i copes, Fudació Joan Soler, Sa Pobla, Mallorca, Spain

2017

III Certamen d’Arts Plàstiques Ciutat de Felanitx 2017, La Casa de Cultura de Felanitx, Felanitx, Mallorca, Spain

 

Ad ognuno la sua parte 2017, organised by tadlachance, Villatalla, Imperia, Italy

 

Cheung Chau Wave Art Festival 2017, Fisheries Joint Association Public School & Lighthouse, Cheung Chau, Hong Kong

 

Tastart, 2ª Edició, Nit de l'art 2017, Museu i Fons Artístic de Porreres, Porreres, Mallorca, Spain

 

I live for that energy, Studio One Toi T?, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Video Screening: The Exquisite Corpse Video Project Vol.5, Videoformes Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France; The Local NYC, New York, USA; Espacio Enter, Canary Islands, Spain; Club Cultural Matienzo, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Blue Magpie Experimental Film Series, Taiwan

 

Incart 2017 XI Edició, Claustro de Sant Domingo, Inca, Mallorca, Spain

 

Incart 2016 a Can Gelabert, Casal de Cultura, Can Gelabert, Binissalem, Mallorca, Spain

2016

What do you want for tomorrow? 4th Hong Kong International Photo Festival, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong

 

5th Singapore International Photography Festival, Curatorial Project Showcase “A Room with a View”, Earl Lu Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

 

Process – Space Art Festival 2016, Canetti House & Gallery of the Union of Ruse Artists, Ruse, Bulgaria

 

Human Traces, Schillerpalais, Berlin, Germany

 

AIM Wroclaw 2016, BARBARA: infopunkt | kawiarnia | kultura, Wroclaw, Poland

 

Incart 2016 X Edicio, Casal Cas Metge Cifre, Inca, Mallorca, Spain

 

The colour of your heart is what matters, Studio One Toi Tu, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Video Screening: The Exquisite Corpse Video Project Vol.5, Video de Hoje, Central Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil; Top Schillerpalais, Berlin, Germany; CONVERsalón V.14, Arcadia Coop, Toronto, Canada; Contemporary Art Ruhr (C.A.R.), The Innovative Art Fair, Essen, Germany; Montage Express, Oil Street, Hong Kong

2015

trafficjam #4, Festival de Arte Contemporáneo de Saltillo, Museo de Artes Gráficas de Saltillo (MAG), Saltillo, Mexico

 

A Room with a View, Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

 

Reaching for the Horizon and Beyond, Studio One Toi Tu Uxbridge Malcolm Smith Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Water Tower Art Fest 2015: Towns in Need of Love, Sofia & Pernik, Sofia Tram Depo & Sofia Arsenal - Museum for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Light | Umbrella | Shadow, Auckland Festival Photography 2015, Circle Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

 

trafficjam #4 - Palma de Mallorca, Centre d'Art i Creació de Ses Voltes, Palma de Mallorca & Can Gelabert, Binissalem, Spain

 

In Conversations with 100 local artists, YY9 Gallery, Hong Kong

2014

13 Terminal Tiles, Lumenvisum, Hong Kong

 

trafficjam #3 - Berlin, Kulturcafe, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany

 

Video installation: Herrenreiter, Karlshorst, Treskowallee, Berlin, Germany

 

Video Screening: The Exquisite Corpse Video Project Vol.4, Videoformes Festival, Clermont Ferrand, France; Laidak, Berlin, Germany; Sophia, Bulgaria; Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Cartagena, Colombia

 

The Snap Cardigan Exhibition 1986/2014, agnès b. Galerie Boutique, 50 Howard Street 10013; 1063 Madison Avenue 10028; 13 East 16th Street 10003, New York, USA

 

Oslo Screen Festival - Video Art in a Nordic Perspective, Filmens Hus, Cinemateket (Lillebil), Oslo, Norway

 

700IS Reindeerland screenings 2014, Looking at the Big Sky, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

Hot Spots - Four Photographers | Four Perspectives, Voxfire Gallery, Hong Kong

2013

Refract-Reflect, The Gallery of Hong Kong Art School, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

Looking at the Big Sky, Project Room Exhibition, Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, Hong Kong Film Archive, Hong Kong

 

agnès b. The Snap Cardigan Photo Exhibition World Tour 2013, Paragon Shopping Centre, Main Atrium, Singapore; Eslite Sinyi, Taipei, Taiwan; IFC Mall, Atrium, Hong Kong; Jiu Guang Department Store, 2/F, Shanghai, China

2012

Wai Kit Lam og Nicola Müller, Babel visningsrom for kunst, Trondheim, Norway

 

From City to City: A Hong Kong Photo Exhibition Response on Daido Moriyama, Hong Kong International Photo Festival, Hong Kong

 

Destination Berlin, 1a Space, Hong Kong

 

G.O.L.D - What the #*@& is Value?, Voxfire Gallery, Hong Kong

 

New Wave Fresh Looks, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity Gallery, Hong Kong

 

Video Screening: Time is Love.5, International Video Art Exhibition, curated by Kisito Assangni, [.Box] Videoart Project Space, Milano, Italy; SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Germany; Garage 4141 Gallery, San Diego, USA; Rich Mix Foundation, London, UK; The Cornaro Institute, Larnaca, Cyprus; Galerie Octobre, Paris, France; ZET Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Kulter, Amsterdam, Netherlands; City Art Gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine; Tiwani Contemporary, London, UK

2011

Video Screening: The Exquisite Corpse Video Project Vol.3, Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Videoformes, Clermont-Ferrand, France; Atelier397, São Paulo, Brazil; Objectifs - Centre for Photography and Filmmaking, Singapore; Watertowerfest, Sophia, Bulgaria; Gallerywest, Toronto, Canada; Forman's Smokehouse Gallery & Hackney Wicked Art Festival, London, UK; Databaz, Angouleme, France

 

The 7th Berlin International Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany

 

1a@Beijing: open the pages . you see me seeing you, Part II, 1a space, Hong Kong

 

FUORI 4, Galleria Gallerati, Rome, Italy

2010

Hong Kong Photo Festival 2010: Four Dimensions-Contemporary Photography from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

1a@Beijing: open the pages.you see me seeing you, Part I, Kubrick Bookshop, Beijing, China

 

Video Screening: The Exquisite Corpse Video Project Vol.2, Blueprint, London, UK; Wikitopia, Hong Kong; Galerie Carla Magna, Paris, France

 

19th dokumentART - European Documentary Film Festival: videoART, Neubrandenburg, Germany & Szczecin, Poland

 

In Details, agnès b.'s LIBRAIRIE GALERIE, Hong Kong

 

Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 2009, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong

 

Hong Kong Photography 2010, Gallery INDEXG, Toronto, Canada

 

Sideward Narration, 1a Space, Hong Kong

 

Back to Drawing, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong

2009

Self and Other Representations, 10th aluCineLatin Media Festival, CineCycle, Toronto, Canada

 

Takt Kunstprojektraum Artist Residency, Berlin, Germany

 

The Exquisite Corpse Video Project Vol.2, V.art09, Värnamo, Sweden; Magacin, Belgrade, Serbia; Contato, São Carlos, Brazil; Kulturpalast Wedding International, Berlin, Germany; VTape, Toronto, Canada; Supermarket Art Fair, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Josetti Grand Bazaar, turn-berlin Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2008

White Pillow - visual art + fashion exhibition, 8640 fazhion+idea gallery, Hong Kong

 

Hong Kong Arts Centre 30th Anniversary Award – Invitational Art Competition, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

Women's Work, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

 

Who's that girl?, Kina Art Cafe, Marino, Roma, Italy

 

Artists in the Neighbourhood Scheme IV Launching Exhibition, Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong City Hall Low Block

2007

Video Art in the age of the Internet, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA

 

Talkover/Handover, 1a space, Hong Kong

 

[PAM] Perpetual Art Machine, The Video Art Portal, 2006-2007, Volume One, Year One

 

2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Special projects: We are your future, Art Center Winzavod, Moscow, Russia

 

Cameras Inside-out, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong

 

Transmediale 2007, Berlin, Germany

2006

Winter 06/07, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, Hong Kong

 

Ex-otica, Vitamin Arte Contemporanea, Torino, Italy

2005

Winter 05/06, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, Hong Kong

 

The Long March Framed - China Hong Kong Festival in 20 Years, agnès b. Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

Muse Gaze - Seven female photographers of a new generation, 1a space, Hong Kong

 

If Hong Kong, A Woman / Traveller, 1a space, Hong Kong

 

The Eyes are the Objects, Hui Gallery, New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Mirror Me: Recent works of LAM Wai-kit and Vivian LEUNG, Para/Site Central, Hong Kong

 

Third International Film & Video Festival, The Museum of New Art (MONA), Rochester, USA

2004

Fotanian – 2004 Open Studio, Wah Luen Industrial Centre, Hong Kong

 

2004 Shanghai Biennale, Techniques of the Visible, Black Box: International Film Program, Shanghai, China

 

Hong Kong + Seoul + Tokyo Videoart – Landscape of Transmitted Images, POLA Art Foundation, POLA Museum Annex (Ginza), Tokyo, Japan

 

Dislocation Re-launch Exhibition, LEE Ka-sing Gallery, Toronto, Canada

 

Dislocation Re-launch Exhibition, Volkswagen Fotogalerie, Fringe Club, Hong Kong

 

Take Two, Hui Gallery, New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2003

Fotanian: Close to the Blind Track - A project with AMAE Artgroup, Wah Luen Industrial Centre, Hong Kong; Zun i arte contemporanea, Ferrara, Italy

 

The Retelling of Drawing II – Story of Peach Flower Garden, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

Post-Graduate Exhibition, The Art of CUHK 2003, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

The 8th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards (IFVA), Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

FotanGathering: NEOstalgia, Wah Luen Industrial Centre, Hong Kong

2002

Confession - works by Woody Lee, Tsang Chui Mei and Lam Wai Kit, Wah Luen Industrial Centre, Hong Kong

2000 – 2001

Behind the Eyeballs - a non-visual exhibition, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong

1999

Millennium Souvenir Exhibition, The Gallery, Art Forest, Toronto, Canada

1998

Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 1998, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong

 

The Retelling of Drawing - by 12 Hong Kong Woman Artists, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong

1997

Hong Kong Incarnated, Museum 97: History, Community, Individual, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

Souvenir 1997: A Design Project, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

1996

Degree Show, Goldsmiths College, University of London, London, UK

 

 

Awards & Grants

2017

Second award: III Certamen d’Arts Plàstiques Ciutat de Felanitx 2017, Felanitx, Mallorca, Spain

2016/4

Residence Grant: Mobility grants aimed at non resident artists in the Balearic Islands, Centre d'Art i Creació de Ses Voltes, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2011/1

Residence Grant: Fundación Valparaíso, Mojácar, Spain

2009/10 - 12

Residence Grant: Artist-in-Residence Subsidy Scheme, Hong Kong Arts Development Council

2009

Selected Entries – Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 2009, Hong Kong

2003

Selected Entries – The 8th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards (IFVA), Hong Kong

2002/6

Research Grant: Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

1998

Selected Entries – Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 1998, Hong Kong

1992

Distinction – Philippe Charriol Foundation Art Competition, Hong Kong

 

 

Residency Program

2018/6

tadlachance, Cuges-les-Pins, France

2017/1

Young Artist in Residence @ V54, Hong Kong

2016/4

Mobility grants aimed at non resident artists in the Balearic Islands, Centre d'Art i Creació de Ses Voltes, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2015/3

trafficjam #4, Centre d'Art i Creació de Ses Voltes, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2014/3

trafficjam #3, Lichtenberg Studios, Berlin, Germany

2012/11 - 12

LKV - Lademoen Kunstnerverkstede, Trondheim, Norway

2012/3

Casa Monsaraz, Monsaraz, Portugal

2011/1

Fundación Valparaíso, Mojácar, Spain

2009/10 - 12

Takt Kunstprojektraum Artist Residency, Berlin, Germany

2005/6 – 12

FUSE :: fusion: encoding future, Videotage, Hong Kong

 

 

Publications

2009

Wai Kit Lam 2009, Hong Kong

2003

Wai Kit Lam 2003, Hong Kong

2001

A Creative Challenge: Mixed Media, published by Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

2000

The Secret Gardens – works by LAM Wai Kit, Hong Kong

1997

LAM Wai Kit – Beyond Colours, Hong Kong

 

 

Curatorship

2005

Recalling the Present, White Tube Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

 

Collections

2017: Setmanari Felanitx, Spain

2007, 2005, 2002: Hong Kong Heritage Museum

1993: Earthling Studio, Hong Kong

Private collections in Hong Kong, Spain, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, USA, Canada and Australia

 

 

Art Fairs

2018

Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong 2018, Hong Kong

2012

Asia Contemporary Art Show 2012, Hong Kong

2011

Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair Hong Kong 2011, Hong Kong

2010

ARTHK 10, Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong

2008

ARTHK 08, Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong

2007

ACAF NY 2007, New York, USA

 

Scope Cinema, Scope – International Contemporary Art Fair, Hamptons, USA

 

Entre la Piedra y la Flor - CIRCA '07 Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

Art First, Quartiere Fieristico di Bologna, Italy

2006

Pulse Art Fair Miami, Miami, USA

 

Artissima 13, Torino, Italy

 

2006 China International Gallery Exposition, Beijing Expo-China World Trade Centre, Beijing, China

 

 
 
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