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,, 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]


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.



  • 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)
  • (2001–present)

Commission Works[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.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "The New York Times". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  2. ^ a b "Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung: The Madcap Laughs | Village Voice". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  3. ^ "The New York Times". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  4. ^ "The New York Times". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  5. ^ "The New York Times". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  6. ^ "Image: aia2008.jpg, (1000 × 1303 px)". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  7. ^ "A dada sur le cirque politique - Libération". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  8. ^ "Liberation interview: Marie LECHNER on Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  9. ^ "Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung : détournement d'images". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  10. ^ "Los artistas se apuntan a combatir la contaminación | Edición impresa | EL PAÍS". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  11. ^ "Image: elpais.jpg, (791 × 1154 px)". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  12. ^ "D: CYBER-ARTE Le irresistibili avventure di MaoDonald's". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  13. ^ "Image: dweb.gif, (822 × 1597 px)". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  14. ^ "Art Asia Pacific feature article by Mr. Paul Laster • Blog Archive • KENNETH TIN-KIN HUNG". Archived from the original on 2009-07-03. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  15. ^ "Xbox activism | SF Bay Guardian". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  16. ^ "Image: miamiherald.jpg, (700 × 1130 px)". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 

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