James T. Hong


Animal, Ikon Gallery, 2021

James T. Hong, Apologies v.2016.2 at Jewish Museum of Vienna, 2022

The Thing, Empty Gallery, 2019

Three Arguments About the Opium War (2015), Art Basel Hong Kong, 2022

De Anima, 2021, two-channel video installation

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EMP, 2020, watercolor on paper

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Opening Closing Forgetting (still), 2018

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Terra Nullius or: How to be a Nationalist (still), 2015

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James T. Hong is a filmmaker and artist who has been producing thought-provoking, unconventional, and occasionally controversial films and videos for over twenty years.

In recent years, Hong was awarded Grand Prize (Taiwan Competition), Taiwan International Documentary Festival (2021); Art Matters Foundation Grant, NYC (2018) and Best Documentary – Mecenat Award from the Busan International Film Festival (2018). He has participated in group exhibitions at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt

(2022, 2017); Center Pompidou Metz (2021); 12th Taipei Biennial (2020); the Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia (2018), Chi-Wen Gallery (2017); Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts (2017); Para Site (2015). His work was the subject of solo exhibitions at the Jewish Museum of Vienna (2022); Ikon Gallery (2021) and Empty Gallery (2019).

The New Survivors, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing
through July 2, 2023

14th Gwangju Biennale, soft and weak like water
through September 7, 2023

Melanie Pocock, The philosophical films of James T. Hong, Ikon Gallery