Hugh Davies  |  Fan Lok Yi and Sampson Wong

About Hugh Davies

Hugh Davies

Hugh Davies is an artist and researcher who explores playful devices and the city as game board. Through practice-based research, he examines how play becomes a movable line separating games and the everyday, and reality and fiction. In 2014, he received a PhD in Art, Design and Architecture from Monash University, examining transmedia games. In recent years, he has researched Asia-Pacific game cultures as a funded researcher at Tokyo Arts and Space, and at M+ and Design Trust in Hong Kong. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at RMIT University.

About Fan Lok Yi and Sampson Wong

Fan Lok Yi

Fan Lok Yi is a curator and artist based in Hong Kong. Fascinated by untamed urban nature, the unintended use of space, and other accidental poetics, she works to reveal the connections between urban space, history, and the environment through research and collaborative artistic processes. She is the Curator of Make A Difference Institute and has curated projects including Kwai Tsing Daily @ West Kowloon (2016–2017), Affordable Art Basel! (2014–2015), and Tin Shui Wai Topology (2014). She received a Master of Arts degree in Fine Art from University of the Arts London and a Bachelor of Architectural Studies from the University of Hong Kong.


Sampson Wong
Sampson Wong is a Hong Kong–based artist, independent curator, and academic. His research and creative interests include urban theory and contemporary urbanism, socially engaged art, art and the public sphere, creative activism, Hong Kong studies, and urban nature. He co-founded the Hong Kong Urban Laboratory and the artist collective Add Oil Team, and co-curated the triennial Emptyscape Art Festival with the curatorial collective Emptyscape. He is currently a Lecturer at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Geography from the University Manchester and a Master of Science degree in Modernity, Space and Place from University College London, and he was trained in political science and political philosophy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.