Mark Chung

Born in 1990 in Auckland, New Zealand, Mark Chung was raised in Hong Kong and graduated with a B.F.A from Hong Kong Baptist University Academy of Visual Arts in 2014.

Mark Chung’s most recent exhibitions include Very Natural Actions, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong, China (2019); The Velocity Between Pacing and Stopping, Galerie OVO, Taipei, Taiwan (2019); A Tree Fell in the Forest and No One’s There, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China (2018); In the Open or in the Stealth, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (2018); Wan chai Grammatica: Past, Present, Future Tense, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong, China (2018); Empathic Park, CMC Gallery, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (2017); A Book/Not a Book, AVA Gallery, Kai Tak Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China (2017); Dawn Blossoms Plucked at Dawn, Duddell’s, Hong Kong, China (2017); Beyond Completion, Koo Ming Kwun Gallery, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China (2017); Bókverk / Artist’s Books: Printing Matter, Skaftfell Art Centre, Seyðisfjordhur, Iceland (2017); Imagine there’s no country, Above us only our cities, Para Site, Hong Kong, China (2015); Mind the Gap, 1a Space, Hong Kong, China (2015).

He was the recipient of the Supported Artist grant from Soundpocket from 2015-16, and his work is included in the MoMA Library New York collection.

 

Watch de Sarthe's director Willem Molesworth talk about Mark Chung's exhibition Wheezing in Episode 4 of On-Site Notes

 

de Sarthe past exhibitions:

 

Wheezing, 5 September - 19 September, 2020

de Sarthe Artist Residency x Mark Chung, 15 July - 4 September, 2020

 

 

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Installation view of Wheezing at de Sarthe, Hong Kong

Installation view of Wheezing at de Sarthe, Hong Kong

Installation view of Wheezing at de Sarthe, Hong Kong

Installation view of Wheezing at de Sarthe, Hong Kong

Mark Chung, Ptosis, 2020. Fluorescent lights, dimming ballast, 45.5 x 187 x 7 cm.

Mark Chung, Befogged, 2020. Ceramic photo, drywall, 30 x 30 cm.

Mark Chung, Befuddled, 2020. Video projection on laminated tempered glass. Dimensions variable.

Mark Chung, Growl, 2020. Air conditioning system, flexible aluminum air ducts, in-line fan. Dimensions variable.

Mark Chung, Volvulus, #1, 2020. Rigid polyurethane foam, 75 x 84 x 43 cm.

Mark Chung, Volvulus, #2, 2020. Rigid polyurethane foam, 66 x 40 x 22 cm.

Mark Chung, Fugue, 2020. Silkscreen on galvanized steel sheet, 40.5 x 124 cm.

Mark Chung, Crippling light, #4, 2020. Offset print photograph, 16.2 x 27.3 cm.

Mark Chung, Sweet Light, 2019. Installation, 150 cm, width dimensions variable. Ed. 1+1AP.

Mark Chung, Crippling Light, 2019. Newsprint, photography, dimensions variable. Ed. of 1+1 AP.

Mark Chung, disposable #2, emptied, 2019. Marble, 8.1x 9 cm.

Mark Chung, The Shortest Summer, 2015. 12 screen video installation, LED display, 1'56", dimensions variable. Ed. of 1 + 1 AP.

Mark Chung, Orange, 2015. Digital video with dual channel videos, 4'58", dimensions variable. Ed. of 1+1 AP.