Methods of Art – Archive of Artists Interviews


* 1961, Pau graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic with a Professional Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography in 1985 and 2008 with an MA in Visual Culture Studies, from Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since making her first Super-8 video in 1984, Pau has been working to promote technology, both in her work and curatorial endeavours. In 1986, she co-founded Videotage (, a media art collective in Hong Kong aiming at creating an umbrella organization for media artists that facilitated artistic and cultural exchange and promoted video and media art in Hong Kong. Pau is also the founding director cum curator of the Microwave International New Media Arts Festival ( and Wikitopia – Festival for collaborative futures ( Pau works as an independent cinematographer, curator, art critic and researcher focusing on Asian new media arts. She also works as an art consultant for her newly founded company Inter-Act Arts. Pau’s single channel videos and video installation works have been extensively exhibited worldwide in film festivals and art biennials. In 2001, ‘Recycling Cinema’ was selected and exhibited at the Hong Kong Pavilion in the 49th Venice Biennial.


The interview was conducted on November 28, 2014 at Kung Chi Shing’s studio in Hong Kong.

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: Kung Chi Shing