Joseph Chen King Yuen is an artist and curator based in Hong Kong, currently the Director of Culture at Eaton HK. Joseph is the co-founder of Virtue Village, Aurora Trip Sitter, and the member of Video Cypher. His practice revolves around video art, also involving still images, installation, and performance. His artworks deal with the found materials and the post-internet experience, with an emphasis on the absurdity and ambiguity of myth/religion, pop/subculture, and low/loud aesthetic. His works have been shown around the world, including Denny Dimin Gallery (New York), HOME (Manchester), PHOTOFAIRS (Shanghai), KLEX (Kuala Lumpur), Tai Kwun (Hong Kong), and ARTnSHELTER (Tokyo). He recently received the Media Arts Emerging Artist Scheme of Project Grant from Hong Kong Arts Development Council for his solo project, Shameplant in Glory Hole, presented by Videotage from 19 Jun 2021 to 17 Jul 2021, and curated the exhibition The Third South Sour Water / Performance and Visual Art Festival: Hong Kong Unit - 爆mon in Waley Art (Taipei). His video Invisible Rock was awarded Special Mention in the Open Category of the 19th ifva Award.
An interview video by a group of students from MA in Visual Culture Studies of Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Video Courtesy: CAO Yihan, PENG Jitong, SUN Zeping, YAN Hongfei, YAN Shihua
Subtitle Correction: ✓ Chungking Detour ✕ Chongqing Detour