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Visiting Scholars



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Dr Paola COLLEONI

Part-time Lecturer (1st term and 2nd term 2020-21)

Paola is an art historian specialized in nineteenth century art with expertise in architectural history, provenance research and the transposition of western aesthetic principles from Europe to the Southern Pacific regions. She completed her doctorate at the University of Melbourne in 2020 and presented at international conferences in Europe and Australia. She published two book chapters with Melbourne University Press and edited the catalogue of the exhibition The Invention of Melbourne held at the Old Treasury Building Museum from August 2019 to March 2020, which she co-curated.


Teaching Area : VIS502 Provenance Research (MACAH Programme)


VIS507 Digital Technologies and the Museum Experience (MACAH Programme)


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paolacolleoni@ln.edu.hk




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Mr Halley CHENG

Part-time Lecturer (1st term 2020-21)

Cheng received his Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2008 and Master of Visual Arts from Hong Kong Baptist University in 2012. Cheng has recently been exhibited in London, Basel, Miami, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Guangzhou, including Art Basel 2018 & 2013, Insights solo exhibition, Past is Continuing in HongKong Heritage Museum, START Art Fair 2014 in Saatchi Gallery, Art Taipei 2013 and The Spirit of Ink in Sotheby`s Hong Kong Gallery(2013). Cheng has been awarded numerous prizes including Clifton’s Art Prize(2014), Jakarta Art Award(2011), Asian Contemporary Art Show Young Artist Award – Grand Prize(2012), and Philippe Charriol Competition Winner(2006). His works are widely collected by The Bank of China, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Greece Copelouzos Family Art Museum, Philippe Charriol Foundation, Cliftons Ltd, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, The Peninsula Shanghai Waitan Hotel, Hotel Stage, and private collectors.


Teaching Area : CLA9002 Hong Kong Art


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halleycheng@ln.edu.hk




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Dr Hung SHENG

Part-time Lecturer (2nd term 2020-21)

Hung received her PhD in Visual Studies from Lingnan University (2017). She has taught part-time at i-dArt, Lingnan University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research focuses on the history and aesthetics of twentieth century Chinese and Hong Kong art as well as art education in different settings.


Teaching Area : VIS2103 Western Art from Antiquity to Enlightenment


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hungsheng@ln.edu.hk




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Dr Elaine Yin Ning KWOK

Part-time Lecturer (1st term 2020-21)

Kwok, Yin Ning (Elaine) obtained her BA degree (double majors in art history and film studies with First Class Honors), MPhil and degree PhD (in art history on HKU Postgraduate Studentships and University Postgraduate Fellowship) from the University of Hong Kong. She teaches courses on Western and Chinese art history for MA programs at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since 2014 she has been teaching two MA courses on Chinese art history (before and after 1900). She also taught four survey and thematic courses on contemporary Western art history for a BA program at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (offshore campus in Hong Kong) during 2014-2017. For Christie’s Education (Asia) she has taught Western art history on various topics since 2014. Her research interests embrace art history and aesthetics (Western and Chinese), and cross-cultural interaction history between Europe and China. On these subjects, her publications appear in academic journals and publishing institutes including Grove Dictionary of Art, Grove Art Online, Oxford Art Online, Oxford University Press.


Teaching Area : VIS2104 Western Art from Romanticism to Modernism


VIS3007 Contemporary Chinese Art


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elainekwok@ln.edu.hk




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Ms Cora Siu Yin LEE

Part-time Lecturer (2nd term 2020-21)

Cora Lee received her Bachelor of Arts from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Master of Arts in East Asian Art from London Sotheby's Institute of Art, United Kingdom. She also obtained the Executive Certificate in Archives Management. She had 8 years’ experience in art curating for Heritage and Museums Division, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, and a local university; and 5 years’ experience in managing the art gallery and art brand collections. Cora is Head of Education of Hong Kong Maritime Museum who has strong interests in researching on art and historical collections, and their cultural values in our society.


Teaching Area : VIS505 Managing Art Collections (MACAH Programme)


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coralee@ln.edu.hk




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Dr Stephanie NG Yuet Wah

Part-time Lecturer (2nd term 2020-21)

Stephanie NG is a Hong Kong cinema researcher and film critics. She is the producer and anchor of a RTHK radio program, In the Mood for Film Music and the scriptwriter of the documentary film, Lai Man Wai - Father of Hong Kong Cinema (2002). She also works for Hong Kong Film Archive as a guest film program curator. Her Chinese film edited publications includes The Story of Hong Kong Literature 1950-1969, Lyrics Volume (香港文學大系一九五O—一九六九 歌詞卷, 2020), Forty Years of Ann Hui (許鞍華 電影四十, 2018) etc. Film articles and academic papers can also be found in many publications, journals and websites.


Teaching Area : VIS4002 Hong Kong Cinema in Local and Global Frames


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sywng@ln.edu.hk




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Dr Camellia Ni Na NG

Part-time Lecturer (1st term and 2nd term 2020-21)

Camellia Ni-Na Ng completed her Ph. D in History of Chinese Arts at Chinese University of Hong Kong and obtained her master’s degree in Art Gallery and Museum Studies from the University of Leicester, England. Also, she received her Mphil in Visual Studies at Lingnan University. She was a visiting scholar at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. Her dissertation focusses on the art and cultural exchange between Shanghai and Japan in the 19th century. Her research interests include art and cultural exchange among Asian countries, oversea collections of Chinese Arts and art history from late imperial period to contemporary.


Teaching Area : VIS3010 In Pursuit of Modernity - 20th Century Chinese Art


VIS505 Managing Art Collections (MACAH Programme)


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nnng@ln.edu.hk




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Ms Debe Hoi Yee SHAM

Part-time Lecturer (2nd term 2020-21)

Debe SHAM is a sculptor, researchers and educator. She received her B.A. and M.V.A. at The Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University. SHAM’s research interest covers a wide range of topics such as interactivity as a means of generating dialogue between art and its audience; the ambiguity of interpersonal communication in different social situations; and the history and culture of toys, games and playgrounds. Her site-specific sculptures and installations have grown out of the artistic exploration of the role of public art. SHAM has joined AVA of HKBU, the Fine Art Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Department of Visual Studies of Lingnan University as a part-time lecturer since 2016, 2018 and 2021 respectively. Before joining the curatorial panel of 1a space (2019 - ), she was the visiting artist at Lingnan University (2015 - 16) and Yale University (New Haven, 2017-18). She is currently the Doctor of Philosophy degree student (2020 - ) in Hong Kong.


Teaching Area : VIS3298 Studio Practice


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debesham@ln.edu.hk




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Dr Vivian Wing Yan TING

Part-time Lecturer (2nd term 2020-21)

Vivian is an independent curator and researcher. Graduated from the history department at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, she did museum studies in the UK and gained extensive curatorial experiences during her placement at the Bristol City Museum, East Asian Art Museum, Bath, and Plymouth City Museum. Recently, she has been working with universities and art organizations to develop curatorial projects that encourage multiple narratives of local history, articulated through creative means. Her research interest focuses on cultural imaginations of diverse audience groups, and their cultural consumption patterns in considering how public life can be shaped in Hong Kong. She has been involved in various art projects, such as Envision Hong Kong (City University of Hong Kong, 2016), Sparkle! Neo Travel (Art Promotion Office, 2017) and Back to thy Roots for Sheer Happiness (Caritas Community Development Service, 2019).


Teaching Area : VIS506 Learning in Museum (MACAH Programme)


VIS507 Digital Technologies and the Museum Experience (MACAH Programme)


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vivianting@ln.edu.hk




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Dr Samson Kei Shun WONG

Part-time Lecturer (2nd term 2020-21)

Samson Kei Shun Wong is a practitioner, researcher and educator of artist engagement in communities. Samson's community/socially-engaged practice integrates his experience in music, theatre and the visual arts, enabling him to bring together artists of different media in participatory projects in Hong Kong, China and India. He has been the manager and now chairperson of Hong Kong community arts organization Art for All. He studied Arts Management and Music History & Culture at the University of Toronto, and received his PhD at the Department of Visual Studies at Lingnan University. He has taught community arts theory and practice at various tertiary institutions. Since the summer of 2020, he has founded and is heading the Hong Kong Community Arts Archive Catalogue


Teaching Area : VIS3255 Art and Well-being


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samsonkeishunwong@ln.edu.hk