Event - The Future of Creativity by Mr. Wallace CHAN (Sep 15) Event - The Future of Creativity by Mr. Wallace CHAN (Sep 15)
Event - The Future of Creativity by Mr. Wallace CHAN (Sep 15)
The Future of Creativity

Mr. Wallace CHAN, Jewelry Creator, Artist and Innovator

Date:September 15, 2022 (Thu)
Time:4:00 - 5:00 pm
Venue:Kaisa Group Lecture Theater (IAS LT), Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST [Map]
Format:Mixed mode (In-person: IAS LT / Online: Zoom)
* Speaker will appear as hologram.
Registration: To attend in person: Online registration ended on September 13. As there may be no-shows, we also welcome walk-ins to line up at the Kaisa Group Lecture Theater (IAS LT) after 3:45pm on the event day.
To attend via Zoom (Registration is not required): https://hkust.zoom.us/j/98579460018 (Webinar ID: 985 7946 0018 / Passcode: ias202209)
Remark:   This is a recognized event in the "Self-directed Experience" component of CORE1905: Behavioral Foundations of University Education: Habits, Mindsets, and Wellness. You need to attend each lecture in person and in full to get 1 hour.

Mr. Wallace CHAN is a world-renowned jewelry creator, artist and innovator. In this introductory lecture to the series, he will share how creativity changed his idea of the future and what the future of creativity means to him.

About Mr. Wallace CHAN

Mr. Wallace Chan is an artist and innovator. His curiosity and thirst for knowledge have led to his creation of numerous innovations, which have thus far included: The Wallace Cut (an illusionary three-dimensional carving technique invented in 1987), the mastery of titanium in jewelry making, a patented jadeite luminosity-enhancing technology, the invention of elaborate gemstone settings without metal claws, and most recently, The Wallace Chan Porcelain, a material five times stronger than steel.

Mr. Chan’s works are in the permanent collections of the British Museum (2019), the Capital Museum of China (2010), and the Ningbo Museum (2010). He has had solo exhibitions showcasing his works at Fondaco Marcello (Venice, 2021 & 2022), Canary Wharf (London, 2022), Christie’s (Shanghai, 2021), Asia House (London, 2019), Christie’s Gallery (Hong Kong, 2019), the Gemological Institute of America Museum (Carlsbad, 2011), the Capital Museum of China (Beijing, 2010), the Kaohsiung Museum of History (Taiwan, 1999), and Deutsches Edelsteinmuseum (Idar-Oberstein, 1992).

Mr. Chan has given talks and lectures at prestigious institutions, including DIVA Museum (Antwerp, 2021), Tongji University (Shanghai, 2021), Christie’s (Shanghai, 2020 & 2021), the De Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design (Maastricht, 2020), the British Museum (London, 2019), the Royal College of Art (London, 2019), the University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, 2019), Christie’s Education (Hong Kong, 2019), the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (London, 2018), the Sarabande Foundation (London, 2018), Sciences Po (Paris, 2018), Harvard University (Cambridge, 2017), Central Saint Martins (London, 2017), the Victoria and Albert Museum (London, 2016), and Christie’s (Paris, 2014).