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Kingsley Ng works primarily in conceptual, site-specific and community-oriented projects. He crafts relationship between the work and its context through interdisciplinary media, including interactive installation, public workshop, sound and spatial design.
Ng received his Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from the Ryerson University in Canada, and a Postgraduate Diploma from Le Fresnoy – National Studio of Contemporary Arts in France with its highest honour “les felicitation du jury à l’unanimité”. At Le Fresnoy, he studied under renowned artists such as – Andrea Cera, Bruno Dumont, Alain Fleischer, Jean-Luc Godard, Gary Hill, Antoni Muntadas, Atau Tanaka and Charles Sandison. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Sustainable Design from the University of Edinburgh in UK, and a Certificate in Experience Design from Central St. Martin in UK.
His projects have been featured internationally, such as the Lille Europe Pavilion in Shanghai Expo, Wien Kunsthalle in Austria, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial in Japan, IRCAM – Centre Pompidou in France, Fabrica Centre in Italy, InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre in Canada, Museum of Art in Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture. His art or community art projects have also been endorsed by multinational brands such as Intel, Louis Vuitton, and Standard Chartered Bank.
He is recipient of a number of grants and awards, including the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 2009, the Hong Kong Young Design Talent Awards 2008, the Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Gold Medal Awards 2007, the Canada Council for the Arts – Travel Grants to Media Artists 2006, and the InterAccess Visual Arts Award 2003. He has been teaching part-time at Hong Kong Baptist University since 2008, and was an artist-in-residence at Cité internationale des arts Paris in 2010.