Wong Wai Yin graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2004, and obtained her Master of Fine Art at the University of Leeds, UK, in 2005. Wong experiments with a variety of media, such as painting, sculpture, collage, installations and photography. Her work is about autobiographical experience, episodic memory and playful intervention with art history.
Wong’s selected solo shows include “Without trying.” at Spring Workshop (Hong Kong, 2016); “From Waong Wai Yin’s Collection to the Hong Kong Art Archive” at Asia Art Archive (Hong Kong, 2011); and “L’Écume des choses – l’art de Wong Wai Yin” at Observation Society (Guangzhou, 2009). Her works have been presented in museums and institutions internationally, including Para/Site Art Space (Hong Kong, 2015); Osage Kwun Tong (Hong Kong, 2013), M+ (Hong Kong, 2012); Collectors House (the Netherlands, 2011); Taipei Biennial (Taipei, 2010), OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (Shenzhen, 2010); International Studio & Curatorial Program (New York, 2009); Chinese Art Centre (Manchester, 2009); Worksound (Portland, 2008), Hong Kong Museum of Art (Hong Kong, 2007); and MoCA Shanghai (Shanghai, 2007). Wong is one of the co-founders of the Observation Society in Guangzhou.
Wong currently lives and works in Hong Kong.