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Clarke, David 祈大衛
Name in pinyin: Qi Dawei
Also known as:
Place of birth: England
Dates: unknown-
Art Medium: installation,photography,printmaking,video art
David Clarke has lived in Hong Kong since 1986. He teaches in the Department of Fine Arts of the University of Hong Kong. Clarke's artworks have been exhibited in a number of invitational group shows (including Asian Traffic, Asia-Australia Arts Centre, Sydney, 2004) as well as in several one-person shows (including Hong Kong Nocturne, Goethe-Gallery, Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes Hong Kong, 2002 and 1968 / 2002, University Museum and Art Gallery, the University of Hong Kong, 2003-4).
Mao I (1990) Photocopy print View towards Causeway Bay, from a walkway over Gloucester Road near the Sun Hung Kai Centre. 24 November 1995 (1995) Photograph Entrance to the Pacific Place shopping centre, with reflections of the traffic on Queensway. 12 April 1996 (1996) Photograph Woman placing incense sticks on the Tai Hang fire dragon to represent its fiery scales, prior to the dragon's parade around the neighbourhood. 28 September 1996 (1996) Photograph
Installation shot of untitled works from the Imaging Ambivalence (1996) Photocopy prints Afternoon light in the Main Building, 19 February 1997 (1997) Photograph View towards the Cheung Kong Centre (centre right), low cloud. 1 December 1998 (1998) Photograph Young participants in the June 4th memorial rally, Victoria Park. 4 June 1999 (1999) Photograph
Protestors at the June 4th memorial rally in Victoria Park, beneath the statue of Queen Victoria. 4 June 1999 (1999) Photograph Detail of 1968/2002 (2003) Photographic installation SARS Button Project (2003) Print installation Still Life, Blue Door Jazz Club, Central, Hong Kong.16 October 2004 (2004) Photograph
Tram, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.16 October 2004 (2004) Photograph Macau.19 October 2004 (2004) Photograph Building at night near Tamar Site, Hong Kong.29 October 2004 (2004) Photograph Lau Fau Shan, Hong Kong.23 January 2005 (2005) Photograph
Two IFC, Central, Hong Kong.30January 2005 (2005) Photograph Untitled (2007) Photograph Untitled (2007) Photograph One hundred people I have never met who have the same name as me (2012) Photocopy print
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Author 作者 Year Title of Article [Related Information]
Clarke, David 祈大衛 2017 31 June 1997
Clarke, David 祈大衛 2017 A History of Modern Art in 73 Lectures by David Clarke [Online Lectures]
Clarke, David 祈大衛 2016 Interruptions: with photographs by David Clarke and essays by Xu Xi
Clarke, David 祈大衛 2016 My Dialogue through Images with Kwok Mang Ho
Clarke, David 祈大衛 2013 Conversation with Warren Leung and Lam Tung-pang on Hong Kong Art, 20 March 2013 [audio file]
Clarke, David 祈大衛 2013 From Photography to Music: A Creative Dialogue between David Clarke & Chan Hing-yan
Clarke, David 祈大衛 2008 Hong Kong 24-7: The City that Invades Our Art [HKUL book talk, Nov 27, 2008, streaming video file]
Clarke, David; Kwok Mang Ho 祈大衛; 郭孟浩 2015 David Clarke Dialogue with Frog King Kwok 祈大衛對話蛙王郭
Henry, Gerard 2007 "David Clarke: A Year in the Life of the City," Paroles Jan/Feb 2007. [In French and Chinese]
Pang, Tina 彭綺雲 2007 "A Year in the Life of a City: Recent Photographs by David Clarke." [In English and Chinese]
Contact the artist: dclarke@hku.hk
Official artist website: https://arthistory.hku.hk/index.php/people/david-j-clarke/a-portfolio-of-david-clarkes-artworks/, https://arthistory.hku.hk/HKinTransition/, https://artsoralhistory.hk/en/interviewee-details/r0548807D2I/interview-video/r0548807D2I

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Last updated: 3 July, 2020.