Herkunft Hongkong/China
Fach-/Kunstrichtung Public Art and New Artistic Strategies
Studienrichtung Freie Kunst
Curriculum Vitae
2012-2016 Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany
Master of Fine Arts in Public Art and New Artistic Strategies
2012-2013 Institut Catholique de Toulouse, France
French language study
2009-2012 Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
Bacherlor of Arts (Hons.) in Visual Arts
2015-2018 Urban Heat, Academy and Urban Lab, LIFT Festival
2015 Acting Space – Bauhaus Goes Kunstfest ’15, Kunstfest Weimar, Germany
2015 NEAR AND FAR, Macura Museum, Serbia
2015 Montag Modus, CHB - Collegium Hungaricum Berlin
2014 Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, “A Time for Dreams", organized by National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA), Curated by David Elliott, Museum of Moscow, Moscow, Russia
2014 Month of Performance Art – Berlin 2014, Works on Paper II: Pandamonium, MOMENTUM Worldwide, The Global Platform for Time-based Art, Curated by Rachel Rits Volloch, Berlin
2014 "La quema de tiempo. Muestra de video del colectivo La Decanatura", Plataforma Bogota, Bogota, Colombia
2014 Bauhaus Essentials, marke.6, Weimar
2013 Video Screening, “2nd OZON International Video Art Festival” Katowice, Poland
2013 “Walk of Art", 20th Anniversary of Art and Design Faculty, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany
2013 “Bodied Spaces be/verkörperte Räume,” Collective Patty & Britty and ART CLAIMS IMPULSE Gallery, Berlin
2012 "Discordia", 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
2012 “OSTRALE`012 - International Exhibition of Contemporary Arts”, IAM – International Art Moves, Dresden, Germany
2012 “Hong Kong Contemporary Art Award”, Hong Kong Contemporary, The Park Lane Hong Kong
2011 “An Unknown Artist” Chong Wai Solo Exhibition, Academy of Visual Arts, Choi Hung, Hong Kong

Isaac Chong Wai is an artist from Hong Kong and MFA candidate in Public Art and New Artistic Strategies at the Bauhaus-Universität in Weimar in Germany and received his BA in Visual Arts (Hons.) from the Academy of Visual Art in Hong Kong Baptist University. He works with diverse media, including performance, site-specific installation, public art, video, photography and multimedia. His work, “I’m not changing the color of history - The Sarajevo White Roses,” is selected to be shown at Macura Museum in Serbia in 2015. Chong’s work, “I Dated a Guy in Buchenwald,” was selected to Moscow Biennale for Young Art at Museum of Moscow in 2014. His video, “Equilibrium No.8 - Boundaries,” received honorary mention at the Award of the 2nd OZON International Video Art Festival in Katowice, Poland, in 2013. He was awarded the first runner-up prize for the 2012 Hong Kong Contemporary Art Award. He participated in OSTRALE'12 Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst - IAM (International Art Moves) in Dresden, Germany in 2012. Chong had his solo-exhibition at the Academy of Visual Arts Gallery in Hong Kong in 2011. He lives and works in Berlin.


"I Made a Boat in Prison – A Journey to the Shore" (Bauhaus essentials 2015)

I used the wire fence of the prison in Weimar to make a boat and I put it in the chapel of the prison.

"I Made a Boat in Prison – A Journey to the Shore", Fotografien, 50 x 70 cm, 2015



E-Mail: isaac.chongwai [at]