Pierre Shum

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • City University of Hong Kong, School of Creative Media, PhD Student

Also Known as:

  • 岑逸少

ISEA Bio(s) Available:

    • Pierre Shum (岑逸少) is currently a PhD student at School of Creative Media at The City University of Hong Kong, and a recipient of the prestigious Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS). Born in Hong Kong and educated in the UK, his work is cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary, with experience in architecture, interior design, curation, urban planning, product design, graphic design, and art education. The current PhD research explores the possible evolutions of Chinese calligraphy into multi-dimensional digital media. The research seeks to distill the essential qualities of this traditional heritage, then expand the realization of calligraphy in various experimental augmentations with technology, and examine how the application of such technology could affect the discourse and future of Chinese calligraphy. Pierre holds a Master of Arts from the Royal College of Art, UK and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Bath (UK).

Last Known Location:

  • Hong Kong, China

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