OPEN SKY GALLERY ISEA2016 Hong Kong 香港 Project for ICC

ISEA2016 Hong Kong in partnership with the OPEN SKY PROJECT – a collaborative project between City University of Hong Kong’s School of Creative Media and International Commerce Centre (Sun Hung Kai Properties) – offers an opportunity for artists to present their video projects on the 77,000 sqm of urban media screen that makes up the façade of the highest tower in Hong Kong : the ICC (484m). The open call is a joint project between ISEA2016 SCM Open Sky Project and Human Vibrations exhibition/HKADC.

We are happy to announce that 73 anonymized artworks were reviewed by a board of 11 international expert juries through which we have selected 6 Official selections. Due to the quality of the submission, the Jury agreed to awarding 22 Honorable Mentions for ISEA2016 Open Sky Call.



Laurent Mignonneau & Christa Sommerer – Fly High – Time Flies

Dorothy Wong, Chung Ka Hei & Pan Shi Hang – City Paths

Clea T. Waite – Big Moon Hong Kong

Genetic Moo – Open Sky Etude

Marcel Schwittlick & Thomas Heidtmann – Berlin Calling

Luke Pendrell – Superluminal



Mariana Carranza – Following Bees

Peter Williams – 818 Cubed 

Lei Pui Weng, Jay – Food Chain 

Elena Knox – Beholder

David Fodel – The Bones

Will Hurt – Formal Movement

H2o(Harry Hung) & Catqu – Inevitable Death of the Universe

Hye Yeon Nam – Wonderland

Henrik Elburn – Tentative

OUCHHH Studio (Eylul Duranagac) – CONNECT

Eylul Dogruel – Lisa

Cedric van Eenoo – Untitled

Erik Adigard, M-A-D – Counterpolis

Justin Harvey – Blurred Lines

Sean Clute – Dancing Ellipses

Stéphanie Morissette – The Vultures

Lo Yeung Man Teddy – Spectrum Manners II

OiOi Collective (Sami Kamppi) – Awakening

Sala Wong – If you are happy, clap your hands 

Jinsil Hwaryoung Seo – Immersed

Michael Hawksworth – Flight

Cynthia Beth Rubin – Antarctica Underwater



Doo Eun Choi 

Independent curator and art consultant; Visiting faculty at Parsons the New School for Design

Nina Colosi 

Curator and founder of Streaming Museum 

Caroline Ha Thuc 

Curator and art writer; Curator of the Human Vibration exhibition Hong Kong 

Ellen Pau 

Independent cinematographer, curator, teacher and filmmaker; Co-founder of Videotage, Microwave International New Media Arts Festival

Christiane Paul 

Associate Professor at The New School; Adjunct Curator of new media arts at Whitney Museum of American Art

Susa Pop 

Urban Media curator, founder of Public Art Lab (PAL) – Connecting Cities, Media Facades Festivals Berlin 2008 and Europe 2010

Jeffrey Shaw

Media artist; Artistic Director of ISEA2016; Chair Professor, School of Creative Media, CityU HK

Tony W M Tang 

Deputy Project Director of Harbour Vantage Management Ltd., Deputy Director of Architectural Design, Sun Hung Kai, and Vice President of Hong Kong Institute of Architects

Tanya Toft 

Curator, researcher and lecturer on Urban digital art; Curatorial Advisor for Verve Cultural in Sao Paolo; Associate Curator for Streaming Museum

Li Zhenhua

Curator, Art Basel Hong Kong video program


Maurice Benayoun 

Head of Open Sky Project, Chair of ISEA2016 Special events;

Media artist; Curator and Professor at School of Creative Media, CityU HK


Link to Jury Profile


We’re currently planning a month long, daily showing of the 6 official selections during and after the ISEA2016 conference in May, and looking to schedule a separate exhibition to show selected works in the Honorable Mention category in the near future as part of a Open Sky Gallery exhibition.

Please look out for the confirmed schedule and the ISEA2016 Open Sky Gallery’s joint opening party with Human Vibrations Exhibition, which will soon be announced.


Special thank you to:

School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Sun Hung Kai Properties


For inquiry, please contact Project manager, Lisa Park at [email protected]

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