i_think_it_rains (2013)

關於蔡仞姿 About Choi Yan-chi


Choi Yan Chi has been actively promoting contemporary art in Hong Kong since the 1980’s. In 1985 she had a solo installation show in Hong Kong Arts Centre. In 1992 she was invited to take part in the first Asia Pacific Triennial in Queensland Art Gallery, Australia, and in the same year she had a solo show at Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin. She was awarded Artist of the Year in 1998 by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. In 2002 Choi joined Hong Kong Baptist University and helped to establish the first Academy of Visual Arts at Baptist University. Choi is also one of the founders of 1a Space, a progressive and independent contemporary art space in Hong Kong.  Three art catalogues and a book on Choi’s art have been published by Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong University Fine Arts Department, Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Parasite Art Space respectively. In 2008 Choi was invited by University of Southern California as Distinguished Provost Visitor. In 2010, her work was included in the exhibition “New Vision New Colour” by Hong Kong Museum of Art. In 2011 Choi was granted an award by the Hong Kong Secretary of Home Affairs’ Commendation Scheme.


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