The artistic practice of Chris Cheung (h0nh1m) reflects his beliefs in Chinese Philosophy and his works combine traditional and futuristic ideas. Inspired by the Zhuang Zhou, his earliest work “The happiness of fish” presents his thoughts on objectivism and subjectivism verse the initiative of interactivity and the death of the author. He is always exploring new medium and finding aesthetic in technological intervention. His creations won him awards in the Reddot, TDC, GDC11, Design for Asia awards and New York Art Director Club Young Guns 11. He received the Young Artist Award from HKADC and the Young Design Talent Awards from HKDC in 2010 and 2011 respectively. He founded XEX / XCEED, the collective works have been showcased worldwide. In 2014, he is appointed as the Artistic Director and Curator of the 1st HK-SZ Design Biennale and in 2016, he was invited to be the guest speaker of Business of Design Week. Lately, the “RadianceScape” project is selected in Ars Electronica Festival and he will perform live version in the 1st Sónar Festival Hong Kong.
Chris is also a composer and musician, has been working for films and TV commercials. He formed an electronic duo – VIM in 2008 and was selected by TimeOut Magazine and CNNGO as one of the top 10 Hong Kong indie band in 2009.