Wai Kit Lam

Born in 1966, Hong Kong

Lives and works in Hong Kong and Mallorca

 

Education

2001 – 2003

Master of Fine Art, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

1993 – 1996

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

   

Solo Exhibitions / Solo Screenings / Duo Exhibitions

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

2017

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

 

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

 

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

 

I live for that energy / Studio One Toi Tu, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Video Screening: The Exquisite Corpse Video Project Vol.5 / Videoformes Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France; The Local NYC, NYC, USA; Espacio Enter, Canary Islands, Spain; 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; 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 / Agnes 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

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

   

Art Fairs

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

 

 

Curatorship

2005

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

   

Collections

2007, 2005, 2002: Hong Kong Heritage Museum

1993: Earthling Studio

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

   
 
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