BIOGRAPHY​

Angelika is committed to engaging with the essence of local culture, heritage and valued stories, and driving a continuous dialogue between local and international communities. In 2018, she co-founded with Donald Mak PF25 cultural projects, a non-profit organisation which aims to build mutual understanding, to develop an intercultural network and to generate creative energies between Basel and Hong Kong. Angelika is the founder and curator of the exhibition series 'Homeland in Transit' (Basel 2019-2022; Berlin 2020-2021; Murrhardt 2021; Zollikon 2022; Hong Kong, Ishigaki, Freiburg 2023) channelling narratives and imaginations of ‘homeland’ from Hong Kong perspectives: borders, boundaries, roots, diaspora, cultural identity, colonial ideologies and interweaving them with experiences and voices from other parts of the world.

 

Angelika was engaged as an expert for Asia Society Switzerland’s ‘Generation Asia’ programme in 2021 and engaged as a speaker for institutions including Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Germany and University of Hong Kong. Her other curatorial projects include 'Dorothee Sauter: Geology, Cooking Hearts and other stories' (Basel, 2021); 'Hong Kong Video Talks' (Museumsnacht, Atelier Mondial, Basel/Münchenstein, 2022); 'Difference/Indifference' by Isaac Chong Wai commissioned by Kunsttage Basel (Basler Münster, 2022) and the public programme for ‘Brice Marden: Inner Space’ (Kunstmuseum Basel, 2022).

Before moving to Switzerland in 2017, Angelika was the founding director of MILL6 Foundation in Hong Kong bringing it to ICOM museum status and achieving the Award for Arts Promotion by Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2016. She was on the public art advisory panel of Mass Transit Railway Hong Kong between 2013 and 2017. Her previous curated projects in Hong Kong include The Mills Heritage Project 'Chim↑Pom - It's the Wall World' (2015), the public art by VHILS at The Mills (2015), ‘Tracing some places. Leung Chi Wo’ (2015); ‘Social Fabric. New works by Kwan Cheung Chi and Mariana Hahn’ in collaboration with David Elliott (2016), ‘Old Master Q: What The @#$% Is Going On? Original Works by Alphonso Wong’ (2014); ‘Beyond the Paper Screen - An Exhibition of Japanese Erotic Prints from The Uragami Collection’ (2013), ‘NEW INK: an exhibition of ink art by post 1970 artists from The Yiqingzhai Collection (2013)’ and as the director of MILL6, she co-organised with Zhejiang Art Museum ‘Textile Thinking – The International Symposium’ at Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art 2016.

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