Fong Fong CHEN 陳芳芳
MA The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology;
PhD The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Chen teaches and researches Chinese painting and print culture, particularly from the Qing and Republican periods, in relation to women and gender issues. She is also interested in photography, the art of contemporary China and Hong Kong. Before joining UMAG, she was a part-time lecturer at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Her current research centers on women’s fashions represented in different visual media in China from the eighteenth to twentieth century.
She is keenly interested in hands-on museum practice. Her professional experience in visual arts administration and curation in museums and art galleries has honed her interest in museum studies. She was a J.S. Lee Memorial Fellow (2013/2014) and visiting scholar at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. With her recent involvement in the exhibition Beauty Revealed: Images of Women in Qing Dynasty Chinese Painting, held at BAMPFA in fall 2013, she engaged in curation, research, and writing for an international loan exhibition focused on the subject of women.