Chan, Howard, Curator

Biographical Information


1998 (is date related to)


Howard Chan is a cultural programmer living and working in Hong Kong. He has been active in the community-driven cultural scene in Hong Kong and overseas. He co-founded the independent art space 1aspace in 1998. He has also co-organised IN-BETWEEN: International Conference-Exhibit Program on Independent Art Space 2001 and 2002 and is a working member of Intra-Asia Network which unites the artist-in-residence programme organisers in Asia-Pacific.
In 2002, he co-founded and chairs the Community Museum Project (CMP) where a curatorial/research collective that disseminates and articulates the culture and practice of everyday life. As part of the collective, he co-curated Objects of Demonstration (2002, 2004), (This is Not) Fake Museum (2003), Street as Museum series (2005), Designs By Users (2005), and In Search of Marginalised Wisdom: Sham Shui Po Craftspeople Exhibition (2007).
Recently, CMP has also formed School of Indigenous Creativity (SIC) together with art organisations in Hong Kong and the Netherlands.
He is also part of the Independent Creative Art Spaces Leadership Training, Paris in 2007.




Hong Kong

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