The event “A Discovery Voyage of Lifestyle Portrayals in Chinese and French art and literature” includes an exhibition and a public seminar.
• 17/5 – 14/6/2019: an exhibition to display the French and Chinese lifestyles through the photographic artworks of selected photographers. ; and
• 17/5/2019: a public seminar (in Cantonese) on lifestyles in art and literature will be organized and given by four OUHK School of Arts and Social Sciences scholars.
Public seminar registration via www.ouhk.edu.hk/tkpccc/lefrenchmay2019
The activities are organized by the OUHK Tin Ka Ping Centre of Chinese Culture (TKPCCC) and co-organized by the Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities (RIDCH).
Photographers of the exhibition:
Mr. FUNG Kar Hang, Henry
Mr. Fung received a BFA in the University of Michigan, United States, majoring in painting and photography. He had won many scholarships and awards in the US. He worked extensively as a graphic designer and photographer for many international organisations. He received a MFACM in City University of Hong Kong in 2010. He has been working in the Open University of Hong Kong as a senior lecturer since 2013.
Mr. HO Wing Ka, Jimmi
Mr. Ho graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours in Cinematic Design and Photographic Digital Art from the Open University of Hong Kong. His works has been exhibited and published internationally by National Geographic, PX3, Imagenation, Sony World Photography, etc.
Mr. Vincent Assante Di Cupillo
Mr. Di Cupillo is a photographer of diverse inclinations with an analog penchant. French born, Breton of diverse origins, he is a dream collector. Currently based in Hong Kong, he has been in Asia since 2000.
Mrs. Irene Flanhardt
Mrs. Flanhardt graduated from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Australia in 2008. She is a photographer, painter, installation and paper-cutting artist having exhibited in various venues including Hong Kong International Airport, Jao Tsung-I Academy, Consulate General of Nepal in Hong Kong, Landmark Atrium, Pacific Place, Taikoo Place and Kai Tak Cruise Terminal. She has also published books in Hong Kong.
Speakers of public lecture:
Ms. LAU Man Ying, Janet
Ms Janet Lau Man-ying, Senior Lecturer at the Open university of Hong Kong. Ms Lau obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Brighton, UK and received an MA Degree in Design at the Polytechnic University and an MSC Degree in Marketing at The Chinese University of Hong Kong respectively. Prior to joining the University, she has worked at various local and international creative agencies, organisations and the HKSAR Government. Her research interests include the creative industries, cultural heritage and digitalization.
Dr. LEUNG Mo Ling, Rebecca
Dr. Rebecca Leung Mo-Ling, received her BA, MPhil, and PhD in Chinese from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and obtained Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of Hong Kong. She is currently Head of the Department of Creative Arts cum Associate Professor in creative writing and film arts of the School of Arts and Social Sciences at OUHK. She is also the Director of the OUHK Tin Ka Ping Centre of Chinese Culture. She has published numerous papers in renowned journals and various publications related to culture and literature.
Dr. TSO Wing Bo, Anna
Dr. Anna W. B. Tso is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature in the School of Arts and Social Sciences, the Open University of Hong Kong. She is also the Director the Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities (RIDCH). She received her PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Birmingham, and has published extensively on children’s literature, linguistics, gender studies, and translation studies.
Dr. TONG Tsz Ben, Benson
Dr. Benson Tong Tsz-Ben received his Ph.D. in Chinese Language and Literature from the Hong Kong Baptist University. He is currently Lecturer of Chinese Language and Literature in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at the Open University of Hong Kong. He has also taught at the Hong Kong Baptist University before joining OUHK. His research interests lie in the fields of Classical Chinese Literature, Literary Criticism and Stylistics. He has published papers in various academic journals.