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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

  • 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, 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