LAM, Jaffa Laam

Background information

Lam Laam, Jaffa 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.

She is a sculptor specializing in large-scale site-specific works of mixed-media sculptures and installations, which are primarily made with recycled materials such as crate wood, old furniture and umbrella 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, society and current affairs.

Apart from solo exhibitions, Lam has been 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. In 2006, she was awarded the Asian Cultural Council’s Desiree and Hans Michael Jebsen Fellowship.

In 2009, she started a community project in Hong Kong titled “Micro Economy”. At the invitation of Hong Kong Arts Centre Jaffa staged the exhibiton: Jaffa Lam Laam Collaborative: Weaver, to highlight this project which was also shown in Japan’s Setouchi Triennale 2013 representing Hong Kong.

背景資料

林嵐出生於中國福州,現定居於香港。

林嵐主力創作大型混合媒介雕塑作品及裝置,採用的主要為回收再用的物料,包括木箱板、舊傢具、回收布料等等。近年,她積極參與本土及海外不同的公共和社區藝術計劃,作品多以文化歴史、社會與時 事為背景。

除個人展覽外,林嵐多次獲邀參加本地及國際展覽,以及世界各地的藝術家留駐計劃,計有肯亞拉姆、 台灣花蓮、孟加拉達卡、中國上海、美國紐約和加拿大多倫多等。 二零一三年,她應邀參與日本瀨戶內海三年展,二零零九年德國漢堡的「Subvision.art.festival.off.」當代藝術節。她亦獲選為二零零七至 零八年美國 紐約Urban Glass的特邀藝術家、二零零七年加拿大多倫多Tree Museum十週年慶特邀藝術 家。二零零六年亞洲文化協會捷成漢伉儷獎助金得主,以及二零零三年度香港藝術推廣辦事處「藝遊 鄰里計劃II 2003」的重點藝術家。二零零九年,林嵐在香港開始的社區項目名為「微觀經濟」,並獲香 港藝術中心邀請為此計劃舉辦個展:“林嵐合作社﹣織織複織織” (2013)

由林嵐策劃的藝術項目包括「現場灣仔─國際藝術家交流工作坊(香港)2005」及 「4X4─國際藝術家交流工作坊(香港)2008」。

林嵐畢業於香港中文大學藝術系、研究院及教育學院,現於香港藝術學院任教,為雕塑系統籌以及藝術 高級文憑課程統籌。

Academic Qualifications

1999-2000 Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Art Education)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
1997-1999 Master of Fine Art,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
1993-1997 Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Selected Solo Show

2013 “Jaffa Lam Laam Collaborative: Weaver”, Pao Gallery, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong
2011 “Micro Economy”, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2005 “Travel with Rickshaw”Alliance Francaise, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2003 “Murmur” Shatin Town Hall, Yuen Long Theatre, Hong Kong

個展

2013 “林嵐合作社﹣織織複織織” 香港藝術中心。
2011 “微觀經濟“澳洲墨爾本皇家理工大學畫廊。
2005 “人車同行” 盂加拉法國文化協會
2003 “喃喃自語“香港沙田大會堂

Selected Group Exhibition

2014 “Fine Art Asia 2014”, Hong Kong Conventional and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
“The Wind Shifts-Dialogues with Hong Kong Artists” Chi Art Space, Hong Kong
2013 “Asia Platform in Setouchi Triennale 2013”, Fukuda, Shodoshima, Japan
2012 “Diverse City” 8Q, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
“Blue Wind International Multimedia Art Festival”, Yangon, Burma
“Citizening” Vargas Museum, University of Philippines, Manila.
“Dialogue” between Hong Kong and Chinese artist, Liu Hai Su Art Museum, Shanghai, China
“Passing through memory, Suzhou Jinji Lake Art Museum Opening Exhibition”, Suzhou, China
2011 “Strolling on the water” Westlake Contemporary Museum, Hang Zhou, China
2010 “Butterfly Effect”, He Xian Ning Museum, Shenzhen
"Detour" Victoria Prison, Hong Kong
2009 “Subvision Art Festival”, Hamburg, Germany
2008 “Looking for Antonio Mak”, Hong Kong Museum of Art
2007 “The Tree Museum 10th Anniversary Exhibition”, The Tree Museum, Muskoka, Canada
2006 “Between Obstruction and Crossover; 2006 International Windbreak Forest Environment Arts Exhibition”, Tainam, Taiwan.
2005 “Travel with Rickshaw” Alliance Francaise, Dhaka Bangladesh
1996, 2001, 2003, 2005 “Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition”, Hong Kong Museum of Art
2004 “Wasanii International Artists’ Workshop”, Lamu, Kenya
2003 “Hualien International Artists’ Workshop”, Hualien, Taiwan

聯展簡選

2014 典亞藝博客2014, 香港
風轉向﹣與香港藝術家對話聯展, 香港
2013 “亞洲平台﹣瀨戶內海三年展”,小豆島,日本
2012 “Diverse City”新加坡美術館
“Citizening” 菲律賓馬尼拉, 菲律賓大學豪爾赫‧巴爾加斯藝術博物館,
“記憶的穿越“中國蘇州,金鷄湖美術館開館展。
“香港與一個世界“ 藝術對話展, 上海劉海粟美術館
2011 “散步於水上“中國杭州,西湖當代美術館
2010 “蝴蝶效應”, 中國深圳,何香凝美術館
"Detour" 香港域多利監獄
2009 “Subvision 藝術節”, 德國漢堡
2008 “尋找麥顯揚”, 香港藝術館
2007 “十週年展“,加拿大多倫多,樹藝術館
2006 “阻越之間: 2006國際防風林環境藝術創作展”, 台灣台南
2005 “與人力車同行” 孟加拉達卡, 法國文化協會
1996, 2001, 2003, 2005 “香港藝術雙年展”, 香港藝術館
2004 “Wasanii 國際藝術家創作營”, 肯亞 拉姆。
2003 “洄瀾 (台灣) 國際藝術家創作營”台灣花蓮。

Award

2010 40 UNDER 40, Recognising the next generation of design talent 2010,“Perspective” Magazine
2009 Honorable Mention, 2009-10 Freeman Foundation Asian Artists’Fellowship
2007 Urban Glass Visiting Artist Fellowship
2006 Asia Cultural Council Fellowship
2002 Awarded artist by the Hong Kong Art Promotion Office for “Artists in Neighbourhood Scheme II”
1997 Winner of International Art Contest (Hong Kong) Award (Mixed Media)
Winner of Hong Kong Creative Paper Works Competition (Mixed Media)
1996 Winner Y.S.Hui Arts Collection Award (Print Making)

Collection

Hong Kong Museum of Art
Hong Kong Heritage Museum
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Rabobank
Private Collector

收藏

香港藝術館
香港文化博物館
香港中文大學
荷蘭合作銀行
集團及私人收藏家

Artist Residency/ Cultural Exchange Programme

2014 Project Glocal: Transi(en)t Penang, Penang, Malaysia
2013 Fukutake House, Setouchi Triennial, Shodoshima Island, Japan
2012 Artist sharing, Vargas Museum, University of Philippines, Manila, Philippines
Blue Wind International Multimedia Art Festival, Yangon, Burma.
2011 RMIT, Melbourne, Australia
2010 Designer Exchange-Detour, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Subvision Festival, Hamburg, Germany
2007 Tree Museum, Ontario, Canada
Urban Glass, New York City, USA
2006 2006 International Windbreak Forest Environment Arts, Tainan, Taiwan
2005 Britto Arts Trust, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Oversea Artist Residency and Seminar
(Shantou University Sheung Kong School of Art & Design, China)
2004 Shanghai Pottery Workshop, China
Wasanii(Kenya) International Artists’ Workshop, Lamu, Kenya
2003-2004 Hong Kong Open Printshop , Hong Kong
2003 Hualien (Taiwan) International Artists’ Workshop, Hualien, Taiwan

Selected Book Published

2013 Editor: Chang Tsong-Zung, Serenella Ciclitira, “Hong Kong Eye- Hong Kong Contemporary Art”, 2013, Skira, Italy.
2013 Editor: Yeung Yang, “Away from the Crowd”, 2013, Soundpocket, Hong Kong.
2013 Caroline Ha Thuc, “Contemporary Art in Hong Kong”, 2013, Asia One (Hong Kong) and Nouvelles Editions Editions Scala (France).
2010 Author: Cedric Maridet, “Erasing the visible- Jaffa Lam’s Sound Tree”
Editor: Yeung Yang, “Around”, 2010, Soundpocket, Hong Kong.
2008 Editor: Victor Lai Ming-Hoi, “Artists’ Studios in Hong Kong”, Vol. 2. 2008. Asia One Product & Publishing Ltd.

Writing

2014 Monthly column in “Delta” art magazine since Oct 2014
Bi Monthly column in “Delta” art magazine since June 2014
"尋找唐景森", “Looking for Tong King Sum” , “Tempting Touch-The Art of Tong King-sum”, Published by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Aug 2014. Pp. 54-72.
2012 “活在當下,睹物尋趣”,Artlink, Oct 2012, Hong Kong Arts Center published
“觀塘:回家的夢路”Art Plus, issue July 2012, Artmap published
2010 Chief Editor of E-book “Echo-Classic, Hong Kong Sculpture Biennial”
Author: “從雕塑雙年展談起“Artlink, Oct 2010, Hong Kong Arts Center published
2009 Author: “Looking for Tong King Sum” Hong Kong Visual Arts Yearbook 2008
2008 Author, “Kidnapping .Playground_ Enjoy the sunshine, my pet plant” Ming Pao Weekly, Mar 16, 2008
2007 Author, “ If there is no Public Art” in “White Text” Issue no. 4, 2007
2006 One of the authors , “Re: Wanchai- Hong Kong International Artist workshop 2005”, The AiR Association, 2006
2004 One of the authors, “ Contemporary Hong Kong Wood Sculpture”, Artist Catalogue, 2004
2003 Researcher and one of the authors , “Hong Kong Popular Culture in Visual Education” , Hong Kong Education and Manpower Bureau (the former Education Bureau)

Selected Journal articles and Media Coverage

2014 Claudio Bucher, "Travelogue", "Why Hong Kong -Connecting Spaces Documents #1" , Published by Connecting Spaces Hong Kong- Zurich, Zurich University of the Arts, pp 31-34. (In German)
Patrick Kull, "Portraits", "Why Hong Kong -Connecting Spaces Documents #1" , Published by Connecting Spaces Hong Kong- Zurich, Zurich University of the Arts, pp 43-48. (In English)
Inside Hong Kong Protest: Jaffa Laam Lam
Weekend at George Town Festival
楠崖: “藝術與工藝對談”,"What" 雜誌, 第三期, 2014年。頁108-113。
一忍:“人文關懷的藝術_林嵐”,”CUP” Magazine. Issue 151, Aug 2014. Pp.54-55
2013 潘德恩: 坦露名貴下的陳舊 - 「一分鐘的光芒」展覽,藝頻。
Dec 2013, issue 32, Delta Magazine, 三角志
May 2013, issue 25, Delta Magazine,三角志
Valerie Doran: “Jaffa Lam Laam Collaborative: Weaver”, “ Artasiapacific” Magazine, p179, Issue 83, May/Jun 2013
“重整/Recomposing”
陸貞元: 織織復織織,問嵐何所憶-詩意留痕跡,喚社會意,藝托邦雜誌版。
“張煒森評林嵐合作社﹣ 織織覆織織”Art Plus
「林嵐合作社﹣織織覆織織」《藝訊》,二零一三年二月號。
“Jaffa Lam Laam Collaborative: Weaver””ArtsLink”(Feb 2013)
安迪風: 林嵐的遊園驚夢, 主場新聞。
與藝術家會面: 林嵐
張高翔: “文學昇華勞動” 《明周》,2320期(27,4,2013)71頁。
張高翔:”藝術無階級“ 《明周》, 2307期(26,1,2013) 88﹣89頁。
2012 香港電台電視,好想藝術,﹣sculptor: Jaffa Lam ( RTHK TV Episode)
林喜兒: “林嵐:愛上舊物“,香港信報。,From Hong Kong Economic Journal, 17 Dec, 2012
香港有限電視,拉近文化﹣綠色藝術 4,大自然用料到(一)Green Art
Caroline Ha Thuc, Hong Kong Origins of a Renaissance, “Art Press”, Issue 394, Nov 2012, Pp41-47
Delta 誌, Issue July 2012。
Hong Kong Trader: Designers at work, 27 June 2012
“天同品藝3無用之用 * 腐杇化神奇”, 香港信報網上版。
“首展“记忆的穿越”云集国内当代艺术大腕首展“记忆的穿越”云集国内当代艺术大腕苏州金鸡湖美术馆26日开馆,蘇州日報,2012年5月6日。
2011 “環境藝術,善用自然物料“,香港經濟日報, 2011年12月17日
“教師走進大自然,創作環境藝術”星島日報,2011年11月30日
“Conciliatory Conceptualism”, “Artasiapacific” Magazine, p74-75, Issue 75, SEPT/OCT 2011.
“姊姊妹妹站起來”,“信報” 2011年12月12日
"師生還是師徒:香港藝術教育體制多樣化探索", "a.m post", issue 85, Jan 2011, Page 26-27.
2010 “The Face of Hong Kong Art”, “Hong Kong Art Guide 2010” “Time Out”( Magazine) Page 2-3.
“Agency for unrealized project: Hong Kong Division” Curated by Nadim Abbas, “Leap”(Magazine), issue 3, 2010. Page 166-167/td>
“梁東X 林嵐: Public art與荔枝角”by雨希,“Stadt 城市誌: 荔枝角篇“ (雜誌)“Page 40-48
“我聽故我在“Metro Pop, issue 218(26082010), page 42-43.
“So hip it hurts” “Perspective” Magazine, Page 88.
“日本校服掛出鐵窗純真“ Sun Daily 27 Nov 2010
“創意探監!預覽“ U Magazine, 26 Nov, 2010
“区域性与后殖民:香港和珠三角地区的当代艺术” by Carolyn Cartier, 譯/李佳 “當代藝術與投資 (Magazine), 28 May 2010
English version: “Hong Kong and the Production of Art in the Post/colonial City” China Information, Vol 22, No 2, 2008. Page 195-225.
蝴蝶效应——两岸四地艺术作品亮相深圳
周錦嫦:“馮博一:我比較關心鮮活的生動的藝術”99藝術網,27-3-2010
Newman Huo,”Contemporary art features four places”, “Shenzhen Daily”, 30 March, 2010.
林妤玲:“以視覺呈現的對話:蝴蝶效應﹣兩岸四地藝術交流計劃”“典藏今藝術”五月刊
Wang Xiao Song: “蝴蝶效應中的地緣關係”,“Contemporary Art” April, 2010
王曉松:“蝴蝶效應中的地緣關係”,“藝術當代”April , 2010
“Around Sound Art Festival and Retreat” by Caroline Chen, Time out Magazine, Aug 2010.
紙皮、工廠與紅白藍(終極長篇) by 梁寶
雕塑雙年展的「中國當代篇」區華欣,刊於信報六月十七日文化版
2009 “shall we listen” by Shirley Leung. “U Magazine” issue 182, May 22, 2009.
”Invisible Little Things” by Shirley Leung. “U Magazine” issue 205, Oct 30, 2009.
2008 “Roam to roost” by Kevin Kwong. “South China Morning Post” Feb 19, 2008
“Culture and the City: Hong Kong, 1997-2007” by Carolyn Cartier, The China Review, Vol 8, No 1 (2008): Page 59-83
2007 “It’s Their Move” by Smantha Culp. “South China Morning Post” Jan 23, 2007.
“Reality Art” by Valerie C Doran. “Hong Kong Tatler” Jan 2007.
2006 “Challenges and Questions” by Jonathan Thomson. “Asian Art News” March/April 2006.
2005 “Black Scarf” by TSM, “Ming Pao Weekly”, April, 2005.