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Visiting Scholars



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Dr Paola COLLEONI

Part-time Lecturer (1st term, 2nd term and Summer term 2021-22)

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.


VIS2107 Appreciation of Western Art
VIS501 Critical Perspective in Art History (MACAH Programme)
VIS502 Provenance Research (MACAH Programme)
VIS510 Research Dissertation


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paolacolleoni@ln.edu.hk




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Dr Caroline HA THUC

Part-time Lecturer (1st term 2021-22)

Dr Caroline Ha Thuc is an independent art writer, researcher and curator. She holds a Ph.D. from the School of Creative Media, City University HK and is currently a part-time researcher at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. Specialized in Asian contemporary art, Ha Thuc contributes regularly to different academic journals and magazines, focusing on the artistic production of knowledge. She published books about the Hong Kong art scene, Japanese and Chinese contemporary art. As a curator, she focuses on promoting dialogue between artists from different cultures, while reflecting on social and political contemporary issues. Her main exhibitions include Constructing Mythologies (Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong 2018), Documenting Myanmar (Charbon Art Space, Hong Kong 2018), Carnival (Amnesty International Hong Kong, 2017), Human Vibrations (5th Large-scale Urban Media Arts Festival, 2016), The Human Body: Measure and Norms (Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong, 2015), Shelters of Resistance an in-situ installation in Paris courtyard of the 4th City Hall (YIA Art Fair Paris, 2015), Hong Kong Bestiary (Platform China, Hong Kong, 2014), Radiance (French May, Hong Kong, 2014).


VIS503 Approaches to Curating (MACAH Programme)


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carolinehathuc@ln.edu.hk




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Dr Elaine Yin Ning KWOK

Part-time Lecturer (2nd term 2021-22)

Kwok, Yin Ning, Elaine obtained her BA degree (double majors in art history and film studies with First Class Honors), MPhil degree and 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. Since 2014 she has been teaching two MA courses on Chinese art history (before and after 1900). She also taught courses on art theory for the CUHK MA program in Visual Culture Studies; 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.


VIS512 Special Topic in Curating and Art History (MACAH Programme)


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elainekwok@ln.edu.hk




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Ms Cora Siu Yin LEE

Part-time Lecturer (2nd term 2021-22)

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.


VIS505 Managing Art Collections (MACAH Programme)


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coralee@ln.edu.hk




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Mr Chin Fung LEUNG

Part-time Lecturer (1st term, 2nd term and Summer term 2021-22)

Leung Chin Fung, Jeff, is an independent curator and part-time lecturer at local universities, he got the B.A (Fine Art) and M.A. (Practical Philosophy) locally. Before teaching and curating, Jeff had worked on exhibition administration and production in art institutions and galleries over ten years, for instance the Hong Kong Pavilion at the ‘Venice Biennale’ (2003) and “1+1: Four Regions Two Strait Artistic Exchange Project” (2010-2011). Jeff is the member of the art critics group Art Appraisal Club and International Association of Art Critics Hong Kong respectively. In addition to art writing, Jeff is engaged on curating exhibitions about Hong Kong Art in diverse formats. For more about his exhibition project, please visit: https://readjeff.wixsite.com/mysite


VIS506 Learning in Museum (MACAH Programme)
VIS508 Internship (MACAH Programme)
VIS511 Curatorial Project (MACAH Programme)


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chinfungleung3@ln.edu.hk





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Ms Rainbow Hiu Man LEUNG

Part-time Lecturer (2nd term 2021-22)

Rainbow Leung, was born and raised up in Hong Kong. She studied and graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design 2005 and City University of Hong Kong, School of Creative Media 2008. Rainbow has published “Sha Ha Wo Che Village” in 2009 and “Hong Kong Citizen Dictionary” In 2012. She duplicated the naked lives and different stories of common people throughout observations and interviews then lively interpreted by illustrations with her unpretentious gratitude. In recent years, Rainbow has shared her wisdom of life learned from nature through comics. Her latest work is "Cat and Dog never die" which has won the Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards 2021 (Illustration book) and was selected as one of the Top Ten in the 18th Hong Kong Reading City Reading Awards. Rainbow is now an enthusiastic art tutor having her own workshop “Rainbow Connection ” established in 2016. She teaches drawing for students from different age groups and devotes herself to accomplish different educational and community art projects at the same time.


In 2017 Rainbow was commissioned by M+ Museum to run a M+ROVER school tour followed with a wide range of outdoor art activities. This significant event won the Award for Arts Education 2017 from the HK Art Development Council.


VIS3298 Studio Practice with Artist-in-Residence


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Dr Stephanie NG Yuet Wah

Part-time Lecturer (2nd term 2021-22)

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.


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 (2nd term 2021-22)

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.


VIS505 Managing Art Collections (MACAH Programme)


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nnng@ln.edu.hk




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Mr David VILLENA

Part-time Lecturer (1st term 2021-22)

David is a Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Philosophy at Lingnan University. He has teaching duties at both Lingnan University and The University of Hong Kong. Before moving to East Asia, David was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the National University of San Marcos (UNMSM), Lima, Peru. David was also a lecturer for civil servants from the Americas, Spain, and Portugal at the Latin American Center for Public Administration and Development (CLAD), and a Visiting Research Scholar in the Institute for Philosophy at Leiden University in the Netherlands. His research lies in the fields of philosophy of mind/psychology, epistemology, and practical ethics.


VSP508 Mind, Creativity and Imagination (MACMI Programme)


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josephdvillenasaldaa@ln.hk


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