Isaac Leung 梁学彬

Dr. Isaac Leung, Isaac Leung is a practicing artist, curator and researcher in art and culture. Leung received an Honorary Fellowship of a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the New Media Art Department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, the University of the Arts London. His passion in exploring issues in contemporary art began during his time in college. During 1998-2008, his artworks were exhibited in over 30 venues across the globe. His works were featured on National Public Radio (USA), and in Agence France-Presse (France), Chicago Tribune (USA), NY Arts Magazine (USA), Chicago Readers (USA) and the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong).

In 2013, Leung was appointed as the Chairman of Videotage. During his tenure, he initiated and participated in projects that included exhibitions, workshops, lectures, publications, online projects and symposia. Some of these are, 40 Years of Video Art in Germany and Hong Kong (Hong Kong and Germany), The 12th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition (Venice, Italy; Hong Kong), Perpetual Art Machine (New York, USA), Time Test – International Video Art Research Exhibition (Beijing, China), ISEA Festival (Hong Kong, China), Both Sides Now (Hong Kong, UK, and various countries), Loop Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain), One World Exposition (Hong Kong, China), and Art Basel Crowdfunding Initiative (Hong Kong, China). In 2005, Leung was appointed as the working group consultant of the award-winning international exhibition “Body Movies in Hong Kong” that was presented by the Home Affairs Bureau, HKSARG. Leung was appointed as Advisor of the Digital Community of Prix Ars Electronica. The creative practice in artistic and curatorial projects has prompted him to conduct substantial research on art and culture. Apart from a video documentary that was funded by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, his interdisciplinary project is being materialized as an academic thesis for a Master of Philosophy degree at the Lingnan University. Leung has recently finished his doctorate research at the School of Creative Media, the City University of Hong Kong, specializing in the contemporary Chinese art market. Leung has taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Baptist University, the City University of Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  He is currently Lecturer in the Department of Cultural and Creative Arts of the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

梁学彬博士,梁学彬身兼艺术家、策展人及艺术文化研究学者,获颁美国芝加哥艺术学院及伦敦艺术大学中央圣马丁艺术与设计学院新媒体艺术系美术学位荣誉院士。于大学时期培养出探索当代艺术的热忱,在1998年至2008年间,梁氏作品见于逾30多个世界各地场馆。其作品亦见于全国公共广播电台 (National Public Radio) (美国)、法新社 (法国)、芝加哥论坛报 (美国)、纽约艺术杂志 (美国)、Chicago Readers (美国) 及南华早报 (香港)。
2013年,梁氏被委任为录映太奇的主席。任内推动并参与多个新媒体艺术计划,内容包括展览、工作坊、讲座、出版、网络计划及专题讨论会,当中有二零零六年德国及香港录像艺术四十年 (香港和德国)、威尼斯双年展国际建筑展 (意大利威尼斯,香港)、Perpetual Art Machine (美国纽约)、时间测试:国际录像艺术研究观摩展 (中国北京)、 电子艺术交流协会艺术节 (ISEA Festival) (香港)、彼岸观自在 (香港,英国和各国)、Loop巴塞罗那 (西班牙巴塞罗那)、平行世界 (香港)和巴塞尔艺术博览会众筹项目 (香港)。 2005年,他被委任为由民政事务局主办之国际展览《体‧映‧戏》的运行顾问。2011年,梁氏亦被委任为电子艺术大奖(Prix Ars Electronica)数码社区的顾问。艺术创作与策展的计划促使他进行广泛的艺术及文化研究。除了获香港艺术发展局资助嘉许的纪录片外,他在香港岭南大学完成其哲学硕士论文。梁氏刚完成其在香港城市大学创意媒体学院的博士研究,专注研究当代中国艺术市埸。梁先生曾任教于香港浸会大学,香港中文大学,香港城市大学和香港理工大学。梁氏现为香港教育学院文化与创意艺术学系讲师。