Mak2 (b. 1989, Hong Kong) received her Bachelor of Arts from the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong in 2013. Her practice contemplates 21st century issues through the study of philosophy, art history, culture, shifting socio-political environments, the Internet, and new technology. The aesthetic experience she crafts is bound by the dualism of humor and intense inquisitiveness. She creates, installations, paintings, drawings, video work, Youtube videos, stand-up comedy routines, and Instagram filters.
Mak2 is well known for her iconic triptych on canvas series Home Sweet Home (2019-) as well conceptual installations such as You Better Watch Out (2017), which was included in an exhibition presented by MoMa PS1 and K11 Art Foundation titled, .com/.cn.
Her artworks have been exhibited internationally, most recently in Love Pool, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany (2023); Palace of Love, TAO ART, Taipei, Taiwan (2023); The Principle of Hope, Beijing Inside-Out Museum, Beijing, China (2021); Mirage or Reality, Shanghai K11 Art Mall, Shanghai, China (2021); House of Fortune, DE SARTHE, Hong Kong, China (2021); How Do We Begin?, X Museum Beijing (2020); Home Sweet Home, DE SARTHE, Hong Kong, China (2019); We Didn‘t Mean To Break It (But It’s Ok, We Can Fix It), Pedro Cera, Lisbon, Portugal (2019); and Whatever Works, Whatever It Takes, Goethe-Institut China, Beijing, China (2019).
Mak2 lives and works in Hong Kong.