Overview

Victor Wong (b.1966) is best known for his digital work and special effects. He invented and created A.I. Gemini, the first-ever artificial intelligence ink artist in the world in 2018. In 2019, Victor Wong's Escapism series was unveiled at INK NOW Taipei Art Expo in January, marking the beginning of the TECH-iNK era. In April 2019, 3812 Gallery London held his debut exhibition in Europe, Far Side of the Moon. Within one year, 3812 Gallery presented Wong’s TECH-iNK in many cities internationally, including London, Hong Kong, Taipei, Shanghai, and Nanjing. TECH-iNK has brought ink art to a whole new level, expanding the possibilities that technology can offer creativity whilst mindfully exploring the challenges of this relationship. His works are held by numerous important private collectors, including the Uli Sigg Collection in Switzerland. The first A.I. ink painting, Escapism 0001, was featured on the cover of Cathay Pacific’s inflight magazine Discovery in January 2019 and it was collected by Cathay Pacific. In May 2020, Wong was commissioned by SAMSUNG to create a new work, The Fauvist Dreams of Gemini 03. The digital version is featured in SAMSUNG THE FRAME 2020 and was exhibited at the Lane Crawford ifc mall in Hong Kong.

 

Wong graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1989. His visual effects (VFX) production company, vfxNova, has produced over 800 TV advertisements and designed special effects for over 100 films from Hong Kong and Hollywood, including Iron Man, Fantastic Four, The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D, Rise of the Legend, CJ7, Initial D, among others. Many of his productions won accolades from JIAA of Japan, New York Festival of the US, Hong Kong Film Awards and the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards. Wong was named one of Hong Kong’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons in 2005. In 2019, renowned French brand Martell honoured him with the Martell Artist of the Year and Our Hong Kong Foundation presented him with an InnoStars Award for his emphasis on innovation and heritage preservation in his passionate artistic journey.

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