Keith Lam

New Media Artist
Hong Kong



Co-founder and Artistic Director of Hong Kong-Taiwan New Media Art Team Dimension Plus; Co-founder of art and culture workshop Studio Movement; Founder of design portal openground .

After receiving a scholarship to New York University in 2000 and a subsidy to study New Media Arts at Hong Kong Art School in 2003, Keith joined the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong as Research Assistant in the same year, following which he was appointed as full-time teaching staff from 2004 to 2009.

After four years of full-time teaching in university, Keith presented “Moving Mario” in 2007 at Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, and was awarded the Honorary Mentions in the category of Interactive Arts at PRIX Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria. Since then, he has been active among international festivals and exhibitions, and was the recipient of Young Artist Award in Hong Kong Art Development Award in 2008, selected as 40under40 of Global Creative Talent by Perspective Magazine in 2011, and later on received Jury Selections in the category of Art Division at Japan Media Arts Festival in 2013 with his work “One Day Social Sculpture”.

In early 2009, Keith decided to become a full-time artist and left his teaching position from City University to co-found Dimension Plus, a new media art team with renowned Taiwanese curator Escher Tsai. Specialising in art creation and curation, Dimension Plus has been awarded in numerous art and design festival including The Best Design of the Year of Taiwan Golden Pin Design Award, Best Gold of Macau Design Award, Tokyo TDC, Asia Digital Arts Awards Japan, Design for Asia Award Hong Kong and German Design Award etc.

Still passionate about teaching, Keith has been a consultant and visiting lecturer in various institutions including External Examiner of HKDI, Visiting Lecturer of Hong Kong Art School,  Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HKAPA, University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong and THEi etc. Between 2016 and 2019 he was also a Visiting Associate Professor of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. He founded LAB by Dimension Plus in 2013, a fab lab which promotes digital fabrication in the art and design creation and was later on expanded into a co-established composite-space named common room & co. in 2016 in Tai Nan Street, Sham Shui Po. In 2018, he developed and integrated the space into openground, a design portal.







林欣傑

香港新媒體藝術家



香港台灣新媒體藝術團隊 Dimension Plus 共同創辦人及藝術總監,文化藝術工作室Studio Movement共同創辦人,及複合設計空間 openground 創辦人。

2000年獲獎學金到紐約大學 (New York University) 留學,2003年獲資助在香港藝術學院修讀新媒體藝術,同年加入香港城市大學 (City University of Hong Kong) 創意媒體學院 (School of Creative School) 擔任研究助理,2004年轉為全職教學至2009年。

在城大四年全職教學後,2007年於微波國際新媒體藝術節 (Microwave International New Media Arts Festival) 發表作品 "Moving Mario",更在歐洲首屈一指的媒體藝術節奧地利媒體藝術節電子藝術大奬 (Prix Ars Electronica) 中,獲頒互動藝術類 (Interactive Arts) 榮譽獎,自此活躍於世界各地藝術節和展覽。2008年獲香港藝術發展獎 "藝術新秀獎" (Young Artist Award),2011年被透視雜誌選為全球40位40歲以下以創作驕子,2013年作品 "One Day Social Sculpture" 於日本文化廳媒體藝術祭獲藝術組評審推薦獎。

2009年初離開城大並專注藝術創作,與台灣資深策展人蔡宏賢共同成立新媒體藝術團隊 Dimension Plus,以創作及策展為重心,作品屢獲殊榮,包括台灣設計金點設計獎年度最佳設計大獎、澳門設計雙年展全場金獎、東京TDC、日本亞洲數碼藝術大獎入賞、亞洲最具影響力設計大獎金獎、德國設計獎 The Winner 等。

熱充教育,辭任全職大學教席後,一直出任各大專客席教學及顧問工作,包括香港知專設計學院校外顧問、香港藝術學院、香港理工大學設計學院、香港演藝學院、香港大學、香港中文大學及香港高等教育科技學院的客席講師,2016年受廣州美術學院邀請擔任客座副教授至2019年。2013年成立 Fab Lab "LAB by Dimension Plus",推動數位製作應用於藝術及設計創作中,2016年擴展及於深水埗大南街共同成立複合空間common room & co.,2018年獨立發展為複合設計空間openground,目標成為本地設計交流平台。




© Keith Lam 2020