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h0nh1m aka Chris Cheung (Hon Him) 張 瀚謙

, Hong Kong

Chris Cheung Hon Him (artist name: h0nh1m; b.1983) is an artist known for installation art and audiovisual performance whose artistic expression depends upon electronic, sound, and image technology in New Media. The artistic practice of h0nh1m reflects his beliefs in Chinese Philosophy and his recent works blending ancient and futuristic ideas to create immersive soundscape, generative and data art. He always exploring new medium and finding aesthetic in technological intervention.

He founded XCEPT (previously XEX) / XCEED in 2008, the collective works have been showcased worldwide and the creations won him awards in the Reddot, TDC, GDC11, Golden Pin, 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. In 2014, he was appointed as the Artistic Director and Curator of the 1st HK-SZ Design Biennale, then he was invited to be the guest speaker of Business of Design Week in 2016.

He initiated the “RadianceScape” project back in 2014, the work was selected in various international festival like the Ars Electronica, FILE Festival and the live performance was started touring in Sónar Festival and WRO Art Biennale. His latest soundscape installation “Prismverse” and “CarbonScape” gain spotlight in international media like CNN Style, Mashable, Wired, Fubiz, Design Milk and CreativeApplications etc. The work is set to be touring in 2018.


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