The Green Artivist

WHO/ Kay Wong – Artist/Designer PASSIONS/  Art and sustainability.  Pledged not to buy any new clothes for one year!  Now a zero waste artist who only create art with used material. SW:  I’ve known you through your fashion label DayDream Nation, what made you decide to start your own brand? KW: Daydream Nation started as an experiment, my brother Jing coming from theatre design and directing background, and me from textiles.  Fashion became a meeting point for us, to tell stories through clothing.  That became our way of expressing our thoughts, and every season we would tell a different story through our collection.  As…

Out of This World

First artist in Hong Kong to send her art work to space Art has been my passion ever since childhood, but my family did not really encourage me to take any art lessons in order not to “distract” from my studies. As such, my painting style is actually entirely self-taught and based on my personal intuition. When I encountered Dr. Patch Adams during my undergraduate study, during his speech there was a particularly poignant moment where he presented footage of a small group of men in a remote African village, laughingly chasing after a dozen colorful balloons tied to the…

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