Alvis Choi (Hongkong)

Alvis Choi

Alvis Choi, born in 1985 in Hong Kong, is Assistant Manager of Videotage.
After graduating in visual communications from the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD) of the former University of Central England (now
Birmingham City University), Choi worked as projector coordinator at the
alternative visual arts space 1a space until 2008. She completed the Para/Site
Art Space-Hong Kong Jockey Club Curatorial Training Programme in 2010
while working at Videotage, where she was responsible for a number of
exhibitions including “Second Life” (2008), “Framing Vision” (2009),
“Techno(sexual) Bodies” (2010), “101010zzz” (2010) and “Speed Show HK –
Peep Show!” (2010).

Apart from the work at Videotage, Choi also curated a video programme
[20/20] which was first screened at “October Contemporary 2009” in Hong
Kong and later toured to Seoul, South Korea and Cardiff, Wales. Institutions
and festivals she has worked with include Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong
Kong Visual Arts Centre, Australasian Cooperative Research Centre for
Interaction Design (ACID), Microwave International New Media Art Festival
and the 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT6). In 2010, she
co-curated the exhibition “Fugue in the Key of Understanding” at Osage
Gallery. Choi is also the founding member of Dorkbot-HK, co-curator of
“WIKITOPIA”, a tinyfest on collaborative futures, and “REMAKE HK”, an
ongoing participatory online video project.