梁志剛 Michael Leung
hello(at)studioleung.com
Artist/designer, writer and visiting lecturer (he/him)



Wang Chau Tin Yuen, Present Tense: Perilous Playground, Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, August 2023


Witch Elms in Kungsträdgården, Stockholm, April 2023


Artist in residence at IASPIS, Stockholm, May 2023


Disturbants of land, breath, sound: Aesthetics of Post-colonial culture, Seoul, December 2022


Thesis novel visual map and essay, 76 x 57 cm, 2022


Just in Case, Asia Art Archive, 6 December 2021–15 January 2022


Selected zines, 2022


Publishing (to Find Each Other), Floating Projects, 2021


2020 Wang Chau Jackfruit Festival map


Wilson and Jude, fictional story, 2020. Photo from 2022


ZADIBAO design layout, 2019


Part-time Pedagogies: Introducing Three Places for Emancipatory Learning, 2018. Essay for Asia Art Archive


Poster for the ZAD, with ITWST and Jonathan Yu, 2018


Solidarity with Aarey, May 2018 (video)


Salted Caramel, fictional story, Moon Kee Store, 2018


Breathe in Nature: Land Art Camp, Art Together, 2018


Ms Hui making a bag for Spring Workshop, Pang Jai, 2017


Zurich, 2017


Pangkerchief, collective work, 2016


Old Brighton Pier, 2016


Very MK, collective work, 2016


The Third Space (1): Sai Wan Winter Camp, Asia Art Archive, 2015


Aloe vera, papaya seedlings and Mango King, November 2015


Kai Fong Pai Dong, collective work, October 2015


The HK FARMers' Almanac 2014-2015, collective work. Published by Spring Workshop. Photo by Glenn Eugen Ellingsen


HK Farm, Yau Ma Tei, 2013. Photo by Glenn Eugen Ellingsen


Driftwood wall, 2012. Photo by Glenn Eugen Ellingsen

Please email Michael if you would like more information about the works above.


Selected teaching

Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University (2023-present) - BA in Cultural Studies
Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University (2014-present*) - *MA in Visual Arts, MA in Experience Design
Department of Humanities & Creative Writing (2023-present) - MA in Creative Writing for Cultural Professionals
School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2022) - BA Social Design
School of Creative Media (2018-2021) - Critical Theory & Socially Engaged Practice BA course (teaching assisant)
School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong (2018-2020) - BA Creative Media (teaching assistant)
School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2010-2015)
- BA Industrial & Product Design, MDes Design Practices
Ravensbourne University London (2009) - BA Product and Furniture Design


Selected group exhibitions

2023
Present Tense: Perilous Playground, Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco
Emergence: Eco-art Actions on the Climate Crisis, Yuan Art Museum, Chongqing

2022
Dear OT, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong
Nexus Between Art, Practice & Research, Floating Projects, Hong Kong
Things we have left behind (gwobean), Art and Culture Outreach, Hong Kong
Disturbants of land, breath, sound: Aesthetics of Post-colonial culture, Seoul

2021
Publishing (to Find Each Other), Floating Projects, Hong Kong
And the Ship Sails on art.practive.research exhibition
, JCCAC, Hong Kong

2019
FOOD: Bigger than the Plate (HK Farm), V&A Museum, London
Parallel Lives — Reconnecting the Tomorrowland, Goethe-Institut Johannesburg

2018
[en]counters, Art Together and ArtOxygen, Mumbai

2017
Beyond Freedom (r:ead#5 docu and response exhibit), Cattle Depot, Hong Kong
Emerging from the Rubble (The HK FARMers' Almanac 2014-2015), Transit Republic, Los Angeles
Present Tense 2017: New Urban Legend- Resistance of Space (Kai Fong Pai Dong), 41 Ross, San Francisco
Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs in Bangkok (Almanac), Art Center at the Jim Thompson House, Bangkok

2016
Asia Kula Kula-ring, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju
Urban Orchard
(Almanac), XXI Triennale di Milano International Exposition, Milan
AMNUA International Project II (Very MK), Art Museum of Nanjing University, Nanjing

2015
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2015 (Almanac), Echigo-Tsumari, Niigata prefecture
Reprogramming the City, Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design (ArkDes), Stockholm
Display Distribute: Mass-Produced Book Launch! (performer and book design), Hong Kong

2014
Can We Live (Together), Oil Street, Hong Kong
The Garden in the Machine
, ASU Art Museum, Arizona

2013
Imminent Domain, Asia Society Gallery, Hong Kong

2012
Venice Architecture Biennale (HK Farm), Hong Kong Pavilion, Venice

2010
Fragments, Fotanian, Otter Studio, Hong Kong


Artist residencies

IASPIS, Stockholm, March-May 2023
Spring Workshop (HK Farm), Hong Kong, 2014-2015
Woofer Ten, Hong Kong, September-December 2013



Public readings

2024
The Keyhole, halfcupsquat, Hong Kong (Friday 26 January)

2023

LOL, a laundrette in Mong Kok, Hong Kong (Sunday 5 November)
Canned Coffee
, a supermarket in Mong Kok, Hong Kong (Sunday 29 October)
Canned Coffee
, F.A.T. Studio, London (Thursday 1 June)
Elms as Method, Kungsträdgården, Stockholm (Thursday 11 May)
We the Pollards, IASPIS, Stockholm (Wednesday 22 June)

2022
Odysseys, Rolled to Be Unrolled Again on Pang Jai fabric market, Hong Kong (Saturday 5 November)

2018
Salted Caramel, Moon Kee Store, Hong Kong (Saturday 13 January)

2017
Chinese Mop No. 8, Kai Fong Pai Dong, Hong Kong (Wednesday 6 December)
Restless, Kai Fong Pai Dong, Hong Kong (Sunday 19 November)
Chinese Mop No. 8, Soeng Joeng Toi, Guangzhou (Monday 2 October)
Restless, Kai Fong Pai Dong, Hong Kong (Wednesday 30 August)

2016
Fang Fang Shang Dian, Kai Fong Pai Dong, Hong Kong (Thursday 28 July)


Michael is currently reading
Against the Loveless World
by Susan Abulhawa

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(Updated 28 January 2024)