Siu King Chung — Associate Professor, BFA, MA
SIU, King Chung is Programme Leader of the BA (Hons) Art and Design in Education Programme. He is an art & design commentator, an installation artist, an independent curator and is actively involved in arts policy and art/design curriculum development in Hong Kong. He writes on art, creativity, design, museum and education. He co-organized the 2006 and 2008 Creative Education Summit for the Home Affairs Bureau of HK. His recent research is on “lesser” design, information design, visual culture and museum methods. Since 2002, he has been involving in establishing a creativity-oriented senior secondary school in Hong Kong (www.creativehk.edu.hk)
He produces experimental exhibitions and often participates in local and international creative and visual culture projects. For many years, he has been exploring ways to initiate collaboration among students, teachers, designers and artists through organizing exhibitions and publishing projects, such as "The Blackbox Exercise" series (June-Aug. 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 in Osaka, Japan, 2000, in Berlin, Germany) and the "Sentimental Education" series (July 1997 & July 98), which have given him chances to explore and develop possible forms and strategies for exhibition design, installation display, publication design and alternative museum practices.
He was former President of the Hong Kong Society for Education in Art (HKSEA) from 1998 to 2001. (www.hksea.org.hk) He co-founded the “Designs You Don’t Know What to Do With Association” (www.dydk.com/DYDK) and the "Community Museum Project" (www.hkcmp.org) in 2002 & 2003 respectively.