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Lee Ka-sing, official site


Lee Ka-sing, TIME MACHINE,
with haiku by Gary Michael Dault

Holly Lee, TU NE JI


Holly Lee + Lee Ka-sing, COFFEE AND TEA



HOLLY LEE has been living and working in Toronto for twenty years. She worked as a professional photographer in Hong Kong from 1980 to 1995. During this period she had participated in numerous group shows and held several solo exhibitions. She was awarded an Asian Cultural Council fellowship in 1994 and was the recipient of the Grand Award and two Gold Awards from the Hong Kong Institute of Professional Photographers (1995) and Best of Multimedia in the Pan Pacific Digital Artistry Competition (1996). From 1992 to 1999 she was one of the founders and editors of DISLOCATION magazine, a Hong Kong-based monthly journal on contemporary photography. Her photography works are in the collections of M+ Museum and Hong Kong Heritage Museum.

After moving to Canada in 1997 she helped to set up LEE Ka-sing gallery in 2000. Sat on the committee for Gallery 44, an artist-run photography centre in Toronto (2002-4), and had participated in several group shows. Since 2006 she was involved in INDEXG, and later GALLERY 50, coordinating the gallery’s exhibition programs.

LEE KA-SING, born in 1954, photo-based artist. He was the co-founder of DISLOCATION, a former independent photography magazine. In 1989, he was awarded “Artist of the Year” by Hong Kong Artists’ Guild. In 1999, he received Fellowship for Artistic Development by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Selected monographs include Thirty-one Photographs (1993, Photo Art), Forty Poems, photographs 1995-98 (1998, Ocean & Pounds, Hong Kong Arts Development Council publication grant), The Language of Fruits and Vegetables (2004, Hong Kong Heritage Museum), De ci de là des choses (2006, Editions You-Feng). His work is collected by private and public collections including Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (Japan), M+ Museum and Hong Kong Heritage Museum. Lee currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada.