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  • Education
  • 2013
  • Upcoming Solo Exhibition
  • Solo
  • 2021
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • Group
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • Awards
  • 2013
  • Residencies
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • Collections
  • Selected Bibliography
  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018

Mak2 (b. 1989 in Hong Kong, China)

  • Lives and works in Hong Kong, CN

Education

2013

  • BA (HONS), Creative Media, School of Creative Media, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, CN

Upcoming Solo Exhibition

  • Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

Solo Exhibitions

2021

  • House of Fortune, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, CN

2019

  • Home Sweet Home, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, CN

2018

  • The Anything Machine, de Sarthe Gallery, Beijing, CN

2017

  • COMEINSIDE: EAT ME, PingPong 129, Hong Kong, CN
  • COMEINSIDE: BABY SHOWER, Gallery Exit, Hong Kong, CN

2016

  • Art-It, HOCA Foundation, Hong Kong, CN

2014

  • *Almost Empty, Gallery Exit, Hong Kong, CN
  • *Fotanian Open Studios, Hong Kong, CN

2012

  • Funny Stationery, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong, CN

Group Exhibitions

2021

  • Mirage or Reality, Shanghai Art Mall, Shanghai, CN
  • The Principle of Hope, Beijing Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing, CN
  • Only A Joke Can Save Us, Present Projects, Hong Kong, CN
  • What’s Next?, WOMANBOSS, Hong Kong, CN

2020

  • A’fair, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, CN
  • How Do We Begin?, X Museum Triennial 1st Edition, X Museum, Beijing, CN

2019

  • Hot Flows: Pearl River Delta Arts Retrospective, Ox Warehouse, Macau, CN
  • Whatever Works, Whatever It Takes, Goethe-Institut China, Beijing, CN
  • We Didn’t Mean to Break It (But It’s Ok, We Can Fix It), Pedro Cera, Lisbon, PT

2018

  • Beckoning the Mutation, Club Pro Los Angeles, Los Angeles, US
  • Invisible Cities, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, US
  • .com/.cn –, co-presented by K11 Art Foundation (KAF) and MoMA PS1, K11 art museum, Shanghai, CN

2017

  • Reversal Ritual, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, China
  • Marching in Circles, Long March, Beijing, China

2016

  • Artists’ Film International, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
  • COME INSIDE Autograph Signings, OCAT, Shenzhen, CN
  • Bori Bunder, Sir JJ College of Art, Mumbai, IN
  • A Man Who Doesn’t Celebrate His Birthday, Clark House Initiative Mumbai, IN
  • Bori Bunder, VT Station Platform B, Mumbai, IN
  • Performance with C&G @ LUNG CHING Game Zone, Cattle Depot Artist Village, Hong Kong, CN
  • Pop-up Shop: Conversations | ruangrupa: Toko Pura-Pura, Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong, CN
  • Fashion ID, K11 Art Mall, Hong Kong, CN
  • MaD The Free Markerteers Singing Performance with C&G, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong, CN

2015

  • The Second CAFAM-Future Exhibition: Observer Creator – The Reality Representation of Chinese Young Art, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, CN
  • Sparkle! Regarding Lightness: On Life’s Way, Oil Street Art Space, Hong Kong, CN
  • Under the Influence, Floor 5 1/2, Hong Kong, CN
  • After/Image, Studio 52, Hong Kong, CN
  • The Second CAFAM-Future Exhibition: Observer Creator, K11 Art Mall, Hong Kong, CN
  • Glossy! Shiny! Fertility!, StarProjects, Hong Kong, CN

2014

  • Artistic or Autistic – The Seventh Annual Exhibition, Inside Out Art Museum, Beijing, CN
  • Shampoo Whatever #1, The A-lift Gallery, Hong Kong, CN

2013

  • Regarding Lightness - The Weight of Lightness: Bio-gravity, Oil Street Art Space, Hong Kong, CN
  • BOING!, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong, CN
  • SOFT OFF (but I love it when your mouth is a little shut), LTD Los Angeles, Los Angeles, US
  • SCM Annual, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong, CN

2012

  • Cool Kids, Lane Crawford, Hong Kong, CN
  • Media Art & The Environment: The Desert Metropolis, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong, CN

2011

  • House of Sound, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong, CN
  • Best Before, HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, Hong Kong, CN

2010

  • Micro Narratives: Invented Time & Space, Blue Room, Hong Kong, CN

Awards

2013

  • Creative Media Award – School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, CN

Residencies

2016

  • Bori Bunder @ [En]counters 2016 - Hong Kong X Mumbai Art Exchange Project, Mumbai, IN

2014

  • Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing, CN

Collections

  • Daisuke Miyatsu Collection, Ichikawa, JP
  • Divide by Zero Art Collection, Hong Kong, CN
  • X Museum, Beijing, CN
  • JPMorgan Chase Collection, New York, US
  • UBS Art Collection, New York, US

Selected Bibliography

2022

  • Prestige 40 under 40 2021, Prestige Hong Kong, September 9, 2022
  • Interview with Founder Pascal de Sarthe, Jetsetter Magazine, January 2022

2021

  • Chu, Jamie, Fate and Fortune, Spike Magazine, Issue 70, Winter 2021-2022
  • Choi, Yui, Interview with Conceptural artist Mak Ying Tung 2, Marie Claire Hong Kong, December 29, 2021
  • Hobson, Benedict, Hong Kong artists and designers create “winter playscapes” for Design Trust Gala 2021, dezeen, December 21, 2021
  • Bhargava, Aaina, Tarot, astrology, feng shui – why is Hong Kong’s art world going dotty over divination?, South China Morning Post, December 1, 2021
  • Mak Ying Tung 2 plays creative games with fate, Jet Magazine, no. 231, November 2021
  • Bailey, Stephanie, Mak2 Claims Her Future in House of Fortune, Ocula Magazine, October 13, 2021
  • Ko, Christina, Ying Kwok Takes us Through a Year of Exhibitions, Highlighting the Priceless Role of a Curator, Prestige, May 17, 2021

2020

  • Artsy Vanguard Artists 2020, Artsy Vanguard, December 2020
  • Samper, Cristina, Mak Ying Tung 2 Steps Out of the Ordinary as she Reimagines Conceptual Matters, Art of Choice, October 23, 2020
  • Wong, Pamela, Hong Kong: Mak Ying Tung 2, Art Asia Pacific, Issue 119, July/August 2020
  • Bhargava, Aaina, Feminist YouTuber Mak Ying-tung on challenging Damien Hirst, braving an open mic, and addressing serious issues in her signature ‘fun and crazy’ way, South China Morning Post, May 20, 2020

2019

  • Chow, Vivienne, Twelve works of art that chart the emotional upheavals of the Hong Kong protests, Quartz, December 31, 2019
  • A Hong Kong Artist Commissioned Anonymous Painters to Render Her Sims Interiors on Canvas. The Results Are Unnerving, Artnet News, December 20, 2019

2018

  • Feola, Josh, China’s tech boom has inspired a wave of internet-related art, MIT Technology Review, December 19, 2018
  • Afnan, Nooshfar, Mak Ying Tung 2, Artomity Magazine, September 3, 2018
  • Berg, Tatiana, Must-See Art Guide: Beijing, Artnet News, July 5, 2018
  • Mouna, Tom, The Anything Machine: Mak Ying Tung 2, Art Pacific Asia, May 2018
  • Wong, Winnie, On Smallness in Hong Kong Art, M+ Magazine, January 5, 2018
  • Sanchez-Kozeyreva, Christina, Mak Ying Tung On Subverting Systems of Power and Oppression with Participatory Media Art, Sleek Magazine, January 4, 2018

Exhibitions

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Artist  Title  Date  Location 
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Jeremy, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Shuang Li, Mak2, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, George RouyDonna Huanca, Jeremy, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Shuang Li, Mak2, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, George Rouy Art Basel Paris 2022-10-2020/10/2022–
23/10/2022
Grand Palais, Éphémère, 2 place Joffre, 75007, ParisGrand Palais, Éphémère, 2 place Joffre, 75007, Paris
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Harm Gerdes, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Shuang Li, Mak2, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, Cece Philips, Paolo Salvador, Rafa SilvaresRebecca Ackroyd, Harm Gerdes, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Shuang Li, Mak2, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, Cece Philips, Paolo Salvador, Rafa Silvares Frieze London 2022-10-1313/10/2022–
16/10/2022
The Regent’s Park, with the entrance off Park Square West, London NW1 4LL The Regent’s Park, with the entrance off Park Square West, London NW1 4LL
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Mak2, Tan Mu, Rafa Silvares, Brent WaddenDonna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Mak2, Tan Mu, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden The Armory Show 2022-09-0909/09/2022–
11/09/2022
Javits Center, 429 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10001 Javits Center, 429 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10001
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Donna Huanca, Bayrol Jiménez, Shuang Li, Shota Nakamura, Paolo Salvador, Ad Minoliti, Harm Gerdes, Rafa Silvares, Richard Kennedy, Mak2, Tan Mu, Jeremy, Dylan Solomon KrausRebecca Ackroyd, Donna Huanca, Bayrol Jiménez, Shuang Li, Shota Nakamura, Paolo Salvador, Ad Minoliti, Harm Gerdes, Rafa Silvares, Richard Kennedy, Mak2, Tan Mu, Jeremy, Dylan Solomon Kraus Kiaf SEOUL 2022-09-0202/09/2022–
05/09/2022
COEX 1F, Hall A&B, Grand Ballroom, 513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu. Seoul 06164COEX 1F, Hall A&B, Grand Ballroom, 513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu. Seoul 06164
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Dalton Gata, Donna Huanca, Harm Gerdes, Nicholas Grafia, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Bayrol Jiménez, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Beth Letain, Shuang Li, Mak2, Ad Minoliti, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, George Rouy, Paolo Salvador, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, Ziping WangRebecca Ackroyd, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Dalton Gata, Donna Huanca, Harm Gerdes, Nicholas Grafia, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Bayrol Jiménez, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Beth Letain, Shuang Li, Mak2, Ad Minoliti, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, George Rouy, Paolo Salvador, Rafa Silvares, Brent Wadden, Ziping Wang Art Basel 2022-06-1616/06/2022–
19/06/2022
Messe Basel, Messeplatz 10, 4058 BaselMesse Basel, Messeplatz 10, 4058 Basel
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Rebecca Ackroyd, Mak2Donna Huanca, Rebecca Ackroyd, Mak2 Art Basel Hong Kong 2022-05-2727/05/2022–
29/05/2022
Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong KongConvention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong