Keith Lam

Media Artist
Hong Kong

Keith Lam is a Hong Kong media artist. He is the co-founder and artistic director of Dimension Plus, an arts & technology team based in Hong Kong and Taiwan, dedicated to the creation and curation of artistic and technological projects.

Lam presented “Moving Mario” at the 11th Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, Hong Kong, in 2007, and was awarded Honorary Mentions in Interactive Arts at PRIX Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria, in 2008. He was the recipient of the Young Artist Award at the 3rd Hong Kong Arts Development Awards, Hong Kong, the same year. In 2013, Lam's work “One Day Social Sculpture” was awarded Art Division Jury Selections at the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo, Japan. In 2024, he was awarded Artist of the Year (Media Arts) at the 18th Hong Kong Arts Development Awards, Hong Kong.

Lam received a scholarship to attend New York University in 2000 and a subsidy to further his education in New Media Arts at Hong Kong Art School. He joined the School of Creative Media at the City University of Hong Kong as a Research Assistant and was appointed as a full-time teaching staff member from 2004 to 2009. In 2005, he obtained Master of Science in Electronic Information Engineering at the same university.

Early 2009, Lam became a full-time artist and co-founded Dimension Plus with Taiwanese curator Escher Tsai. In late 2023, Dimension Plus was selected as one of the venue partners of East Kowloon Cultural Centre.

Lam has been actively involved in a diverse range of curatorial projects both independently and with Dimension Plus. These projects include “Hello, Human”, MoCA, Taipei (2024), “Project Playaround”, Hong Kong (2023), “Sensory Transcode”, ARTS+TECH by Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong (2022), “Hylozoism: An Arts & Technology Exhibition”, HKDI Gallery, Hong Kong (2022), and “Sensory Canvas”, Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai (2019).

林欣傑,香港媒體藝術家,香港-台灣藝術與科技團隊 Dimension Plus 共同創辦人及藝術總監。

林氏在2007年第十一屆微波國際新媒體藝術節發表「Moving Mario」,作品於2008年奧地利林茲媒體藝術節電子藝術大奬中獲頒互動藝術榮譽獎,同年於第三屆香港藝術發展獎獲頒藝術新秀獎。2013年,作品「One Day Social Sculpture」於第十七屆日本文化廳媒體藝術祭榮獲藝術組評審推薦獎(互動藝術)。2024年第十八香港藝術發展獎獲頒藝術家年獎(媒體藝術)。


2009年初,林氏轉為全職藝術家,並與台灣策展人蔡宏賢共同創立 Dimension Plus,一個以香港及台灣為基地、專注於科技與藝術創作及策展的藝術團隊。2023年底,Dimension Plus 獲選為東九文化中心的場地夥伴之一。

林氏一直積極參與不同的策展項目,包括獨立策展及與 Dimension Plus 合作策展。這些項目包括「你好,人類」,台北當代藝術館,台北(2024)、「Project Playaround」,香港(2023)、「感官編碼」,香港藝術發展局 「藝術.科技」展覽,香港(2022)、「萬物有靈:藝術與科技共生展」,香港知專設計學院畫廊,香港(2022),以及 「感官邊界」,明當代美術館,上海(2019)。

© Keith Lam 2024