About




photo by Riwen Zhang



Liao Jiaming (b.1992, Guangdong, China) obtained his BA in Journalism from Sun Yat-sen University in 2016, and his MFA in Creative Media from City University of Hong Kong in 2019. He now lives and works in Hong Kong.

Starting from images, Liao’s creative practice expands to different media including photography, video, installation, and etc. His works usually focus on the topics of urban life, minority groups and living space, questioning the relation between the real and the virtual, as well as the subject and the object. Liao’s works have been exhibited or screened in Hong Kong, Shanghai, London, Zurich and other cities.  
廖家明1992年出生於中國廣東。2016年,他從中山大學畢業并取得新聞學文學學士學位;2019年,他從香港城市大學畢業并取得創意媒體藝術碩士學位。他現時工作、生活於香港。

他以圖像為創作基礎,并以此延伸至攝影、錄像、裝置等媒介。他關注都市生活、少數群體及生存空間等議題,以作品質疑網絡和信息世代中現實與虛擬、主體和客體的關係和連結。他的作品曾於香港、上海、倫敦及蘇黎世等城市展出或放映。






Education


2016 - 2019
M.F.A. in Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2018
“Transcultural Collaboration” Graduate Semester Programme, Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland

2011 - 2016
B.A. in Journalism, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China


Solo Exhibitions


2021
Till Love Do Us Part”, RNH Space, Hong Kong
Too Good to Be True” (HKIPF Satellite Exhibition), Green Space, JCCAC, Hong Kong


Group Exhibitions


2022
Turn Beauty into Strength”, Taipei Heping Basketball Gymnasium, Taipei, Taiwan
Close,”,  Wure Area, Hong Kong

2021
Light”, Seen Fifteen Gallery, London, UK
Unknown: Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize 2021”, Goethe-Institut Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Featherly Fingers, Candy Claws”, Les’Play, Hong Kong

2019
HK Foreword 19”, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
Microcosm || Magnitism: SCM MFA Show 2019”, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong

2018
Spoken/Unspoken”, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong
Spoken/Unspoken”, Ming Contemporary Art Museum (McaM), Shanghai, China
Unravel: SCM MFA Student Show 2018”, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong
Lingering Liminality: the Realm of Process, Experimentation and the In-between”, Floating Projects, Hong Kong

2015
“GS Program”, Netherlands Embassy in China, Beijing, China


Screening


2019   
“Relentless Melt No. 15: Hong Kong Abstractions”, Ponrep, Prague, Czech Republic
“Relentless Melt No. 14: Hong Kong Abstract Animation Selection”, Zhong Shan 73, Taichung, Taiwan
Animex 2019, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, UK
Art Machines: International Symposium on Computational Media Art (ISCMA), Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong

2018
Relentless Melt No. 9: Audio Visions”, Clockenflap 2018, Hong Kong
Relentless Melt No. 8: Hong Kong in Motion”, Supernova Festival, Denver, Colorado, USA
Relentless Melt No. 5: Hong Kong Rhythms”, FH St. Pölten ICM/T – Institute of CreativeMedia/Technologies, Sankt Pölten, Austria
“Splice Festival 2018”, Rich Mix London, London, UK

2017
Relentless Melt No.1: Hong Kong Music Abstractions”, Floating Projects, Hong Kong
“Ars Electronica 2017”, Linz, Austria
“Sonar+D 2017”, Hong Kong Science Park, Hong Kong


Awards


2021
Finalist, Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize 2021

2019
Finalist, WMA Masters 2019/2020



CV (download)

(Last update: 20 Mar 2022)
 

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