In fall 2022, Michelle Fung went to the world’s northernmost town, Longyearbyen, to participate in the Arctic Circle, a 17-day residency program where international artists, filmmakers and musicians lived and worked on-board a ship.
In this talk, she will share on her personal Arctic journey and on the Northlandia Arctic Woodcuts she created there. She will also share her scholarly and journalistic insights on climate change and the delicate Arctic landscape.
- The talk will be recorded and photos will be taken during the talk.
- This is a HMAW1905-recognized event in the “Personal Enrichment & Community Service” category under the “Self-directed Experience” of HMAW1905: Behavioral Foundations of University Education: Habits, Mindsets, and Wellness.
- To receive 1.0 hour, you must attend the event in full and miss no more than 10mins.
About the Speaker – Michelle Fung (馮捲雪):
An interdisciplinary artist, Michelle Fung’s lifelong oeuvre revolves around a grand dystopian world-building narrative set in year 2084. Her works have been presented extensively in international museums, galleries and university exhibitions and film festivals. A friend of HKUST, her solo exhibition (https://www.michelleksfung.com/hkust-2019).
She holds a BFA, The University of British Columbia, Canada and MVA, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.