Chan Ka Kiu
Chan Ka Kiu (b.1995 Toronto, Canada) is a Hong Kong based artist, graduated in 2021 from City University of Hong Kong, School of Creative Media (MFA). Chan’s previous exhibitions include solo presentation with Parasite, “Don’t come so fast, darling” (Art Basel 2019, Hong Kong), group shows “Very Natural Actions” (TaiKwun, Hong Kong, 2020), and “Tree Fall in the Woods and No One’s There” (Power Station of Art, Shanghai, 2018).
Chan's art focuses on the intangible and bizarre aspects of everyday life, portraying mundane scenarios as playful puns and honest confessions. Her work balances humor and pathos, leaving a lingering aftertaste that is both bitter and sweet. Drawing on personal experiences and highlighting the absurdity and paradoxes hidden within routine, Chan playfully juxtaposes seemingly unrelated scenarios from daily life, reenacting the details that often go unnoticed.
Chan Ka Kiu lives and works in Hong Kong.