Methods of Art – Archive of Artists Interviews


The interview was conducted November 29, 2014 at Hong Kong Art School.

Interviewed by: Johannes M. Hedinger
Filmed and recorded by: Banny Ng
Edited by: Wolfram Eggebrecht
Transcript by: Yvonne Mattern
Produced by: Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), Connecting Spaces Documents #5
Special thanks to: Hong Kong Art School


* 1973, Lam is a sculptor specializing in large-scale site-specific works of mixed-media sculptures and installations, which are mainly made with recycled materials like crate wood, old furniture and recycled fabric. In recent years, she has been involved in many public art and community projects in Hong Kong and overseas. Her works often explore issues related to local culture, history, the society and current affairs. Lam received her BFA, MFA and Postgraduate Diploma in Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is now teaching at the Hong Kong Art School as Senior Lecturer and Programme Coordinator of Higher Diploma in Fine Art. Apart from solo exhibitions, Lam was invited to take part in many local and international exhibitions, as well as artist residency programmes in Kenya, Taiwan, Bangladesh, China, United States and Canada, etc. She was awarded Asian Cultural Council Desiree and Hans Michael Jebsen Fellowship as recognition in 2006.