Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive

Wong Chi Hang, Sara 黃志恆
Name in pinyin: Huang Zhiheng
Also known as:
Place of birth: Hong Kong
Dates: unknown-
Art Medium: installation,sculpture,video art
Sara Wong was a founded member of Para/Site Art Space in Hong Kong. She received her BFA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and her MLA (Master of Landscape Architecture) from the University of Hong Kong. She has exhibited in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Taipei, New York, Honolulu, Tokyo, Melbourne, Venice, Seoul, Gwangju, Oslo, Munich, Kassel and Berlin. Awards received include Artist Grant of the Centre de Reflexion sur l’Image et ses Contextes, Switzerland (2000); Most Promising Artist of the Philippe Charriol Foundation, Hong Kong (1994); Ramon Woon Art Creative Prize, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (1992). She has also participated in the Artist-in-residence programme held in PS1 Contemporary Art Center (1999), the Bronx Museum of the Arts (2000), New York; Ecole Cantonale d’Art du Valais (ECAV); Sierre, Switzerland (2000) and the Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dalssesen, Norway (2002).
20 Pairs of Shoes and the Space Above, In-between and Surrounded (1995) Found shoes at tip-toed form, PVC plastic glass case 125cm x 125cm x 240cm Site-Seeing (1996) Found wood panels from construction sites and video images 125cm x 125cm x 240cmJuxtaposition (1997) Glass panel, hay piles, paper mache lanterns, metal frames and video images approx. 6m x 6m x 3m (Installation space)City Monument/ Monument City (1998) silk-screen city map on steel platforms and slow speed motors 150cm x 100cm x 24cm
Local Orientation (1998) video installation approx. 8m x 10m x 3m (Installation space)Internal Orientation II (1999) silk-screen street map on fabric, found dinning chair and low speed rotor 55cm x 55cm x 120cmInternal Orientation I (1999) embroidery city map on carpet and low speed rotor 100cm x 100cm x 3cm Star Watching in the Front Yard at Home (1999) C-print 112.5cm x 75cm
Day or Night, Stars are Bright (1999) synthetic polymer paint, street map of Kassel/Hong Kong, ultra-violet light, and found toys 120cm x 81cm x 21cmLocal Orientation II - From Bronx Museum West to Harlem River (2000) one channel video size unknownCity Cookie Project (2000) color photographs mounted on coffee tables and in plastic table signs size variable1:100 1:500 1:1000 (2001) Drawing, street map of the Queens Borough in New York, c-prints, wooden bench with carpet, paper models size variable
Have a Slice of... (2001) paper, plaster and aluminum approx. 1m x 1m x 2mLocal Orientation 2002 (2002) video installation approx. 8m x 10m x 3m (Installation space)Mapping a Moment of a Room (2001) synthetic light absorptive powder mixed with wall plaster size variableOn Foot: Berliner Mauer (2002) wooden deck, two video projections and six channels sound installation size variable
 
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Contact the artist: e-mail: sara@para-site.org.hk


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Last updated: 05 Apr, 2017.