Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung

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Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung 洪天健
Born 洪天健 Kenneth
1976 (1976)
Hong Kong, China
Nationality American
Education San Francisco State University
Known for new media
Awards "Tribeca Film Institute Media Arts Fellowships," "Honorary Mention- Net Excellence- Prix Ars Electronica"

Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung (Chinese: 洪天健; pinyin: Hóng Tiānjiàn, born 1976) is a Chinese-American new media artist who lives and works in New York. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Arts degree from San Francisco State University. Hung's works are digital collages of popular culture and current events. His media includes hi-definition video animation, video games, net.art, digital graphics and mixed-media installations. Hung has been called the "John Heartfield of Digital Era".[1] He loans 5 percent of his art earnings to low-income entrepreneurs listed on Kiva Microfunds.[2]

Exhibitions[edit]

His work has been exhibited at the New Museum, New York; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California; Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah; Postmasters Gallery, New York; Cartwright Hall, Bradford, United Kingdom; Urbis, Manchester, United Kingdom; Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva, Switzerland; Hebbel Am Ufer theatre, Berlin, Germany and ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark.

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

  • 腦殘遊記 The Travelogue of Dr. Brain Damages (2011)
  • In G.O.D. We Trust (2009)
  • Gas Zappers (2008)
  • Residential Erection (2008)
  • Because Washington Is Hollywood For Ugly People (2007)
  • Global Presidential Election (2003)
  • 60X1.CAM ULTIMATE INTERACTIVE WEBCAM SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM FOR HOMELAND SECURITY (2003)
  • www.111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111.com (2001–present)

Commission Works[edit]

Press[edit]

His work has been reviewed in the following publication among many others:

He is represented by Postmasters Gallery in New York, U.S.A. and Galerie Guy Bärtschi in Geneva, Switzerland.

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