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Kaio Wu Hiu Nam  胡  曉楠


Born in Hong Kong
Currently lives and works in Hong Kong



Bachelor of Arts, RMIT University


Master of Art, Cultural Management, CUHK

Kaio Wu Hiu Nam (b. 1998), Bachelor of Fine Arts at RMIT University and Hong Kong Art School, pursuing Master degree at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Wu focuses on contemporary culture and social ideologies, presenting design and conceptual form with found objects. Wu's works emphasise the use of texts, employing symbolism and contextual criticism to examine modern cultural phenomena. Wu advocates applying conceptual, visual, reusable and practical qualities to art.

Wu's works have been exhibited in Hong Kong Arts Centre, chi K11 Art Space, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, WURE AREA. Wu also occasionally writes articles on contemporary forms and art-related topics, participates in curatorial and designs.

Solo Exhibitions 

2024                  In artists, status anxiety, Mooroom, Hong Kong

2023                  It’s not about design / I didn’t ask to win this award /

使用是產品放着是藝術品, Hidden Space, Hong Kong

Group Exhibitions 

2023                  The Collectable Art Fair, Hong Kong Art Centre

2023                  I Will Sick Leave Tomorrow, WURE AREA, HK

2022                  HK Foreword 2022, 10 Chancery Lane Art Gallery, HK

2022                  Inverse, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Art Centre,  HK

2022                  Artube Supermarket, Chi K11 Art Space, HK

2021                   Art Next Expo 2021, Lanson Place, HK

Curated Exhibitions 

2023                  I Will Sick Leave Tomorrow, WURE AREA, HK

2023                  Terminal III, CHAN Wing Lam, Mooroom, HK

Publications / Writings

2023                  Damp Heat —— Hong Kong Art Writing Attitude

2023                  'It Is Not About Design'

2023                  'HEAVY-FLAVOURS' Mag, Dailongfeng, HK

2019                   BOWEN ST PRESS, Melbourne, Australia, AU

2022                  Hidden Space Award 2022

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