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Offering a new critical approach and methodology to integrate aesthetics, media and technology, Man Tin's work and research concerns topics of digital replication, evolutionary aesthetics, phenomenology of intelligence via imaging technologies such as 3D scanning, machine learning, computational and digital art.

Man Tin is a media artist, art consultant, curator and educator, his works have been exhibited at the SidewalkCINEMA Festival, Kino Art Festival, FMT Festival, Prototype Festival, HK ARTcomics, 798 Art Zone, Sweden, Czech Republic, and the USA. He graduated from the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong and possessed a correspondence Master’s Degree in Media Cultures. Man is also the founder at PRÉCÉDÉE, a unique art space exploring the possibilities of facilitating dialogues with the community through 24/7 exhibitions.

He is currently a senior lecturer at the Hong Kong Metropolitan University (formerly the Open University of Hong Kong), full member and former executive committee of Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA), committee member of Young Artists Development Foundation (YADF), member of Chinese Digital Games Research Association (Chinese DiGRA), Sweden Föreningen Musikspektra T Society (FMT), and Center for Artificial Art Research (CAAR).

Research interests

  • Aesthetics
  • Art and Technology
  • Computational and Digital Art
  • Computer Vision and Machine-made Art
  • Phenomenology of Intelligence


BA (Hons) [CityU], MAMC [CityU], MHKDA



Design Consultant, Quit Job Make Art

Art Consultant, New World Development

Film Critic, Hong Kong Film Critics Association


Selected Joint Exhibition

  • Works of Paradise, 30 Po Tung Road, Sai Kung, Hong Kong (April 2023)
  • WOA’22 Part One, The Stallery, Hong Kong (Jul - Aug 2022)
  • NEXXCREATE Digital Entertainment FEST cum Awards 2022, GO Museum, Central Market, Cyberport, Hong Kong (Jun - Aug 2022)
  • Dual Dual, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (May - June 2022)
  • FMT festival - ELEMENTS, NGO DEI, Prague, Czech Republic (April 2022)
  • WOA! Works of Art!, The Stallery, Hong Kong (Jul - Aug 2021)
  • WoP’s All Stars in Jordan, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Mar 2021)
  • WoP Season Greeting 2020 Session 1, Blacksmith Coffee Shop, Hong Kong (Oct - Nov 2020)
  • What’s on Paper, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong (Dec 2019)
  • The Sonic Adventure II, Kino Art, Malý sál, Brno, Czech Republic (Oct 2019)
  • The Wall 2019, Cattle Depot Artist Village Unit 12 & Open Space, supported by Hong Kong Arts Development Council, WMA (Jun 2019)
  • 從這裏到這裏-----消失與流轉再生之間的社群, CCCD Artspace - 碧波押 Green Wave Art, supported by Hong Kong Arts Development Council (Apr - May 2019)
  • 量子與塵 Quantum and Dust, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Feb 2019)
  • TIAMAT - All These Worlds Are Yours Except Earth, 7 Mallory Street (formerly named as Comix House Base), Hong Kong (Oct 2018)
  • water_3_modulation, 3, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong (Sep 2018)
  • 西曆八月十五, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Aug 2018)
  • 熙龍仨川 Dreammmlane Hi Lung, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jul - Aug 2018)
  • 得不到 Folder S1: Drag_Here, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jun 2018)
  • Concert for A Solo Audience,, Hong Kong (May 2018)
  • Selective Diary, Pianoplace, Hong Kong (Feb 2018)
  • Ignoring Literature, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jan 2018)
  • 流魂【二十八】頌 : 溶合媒體展覽, Videotage, Hong Kong (Sep 2017)
  • Hello Meaty series, One Fine Day Production, Hong Kong (Jan 2014, Mar 2015)
  • Hello Meaty series, X1 Art Club, Hong Kong (Jan 2012, 2013)
  • The Meaty Mushroom, JCCAC, Hong Kong (Nov 2011)
  • HK ARTcomics 2011, Artist Commune, Hong Kong (Feb - Mar 2011)
  • The 65th, Artist Commune, Hong Kong (Nov 2010)
  • Bag For Better, YY9 Gallery, Hong Kong (May 2009)
  • SidewalkCINEMA Festival, Kaiserstrae, Nebubau, Vienna (Sep 2007)
  • Medialogue: 7.04cm, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (Jul 2004)

Solo Exhibition

  • 突然休館, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Feb 2019)
  • In Simulation We live, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Sep 2017)
  • Super Saiman, No Pop Gallery, New Haven, USA (Oct 2016)

Selected Curatorial/Co-organized Project

  • Lifelessness, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Mar 2023)
  • Gardening of Soul: Introduction, The House of Art Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic (Dec 2022 - Mar 2023)
  • PROTOTYP AI ART (Festival of Arts, Sciences and Technology - Prototype 2022 Festival), KUMST Brno, Czech Republic + PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Oct - Nov 2022)
  • Hi Bye, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jul - Aug 2022)
  • Alice in Optical Illusion Land, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Apr - May 2022)
  • I will remember all of u, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Feb 2022)
  • DEAR OT, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jan 2022)
  • 『我唔要見到有聲音』That was she said, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Dec 2021)
  • Gift Messages to you from A-Z, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Dec 2021)
  • 走進我的藝術空間, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Nov 2021)
  • OASIS, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Nov 2021)
  • Signage of Reflex #1, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Aug 2021)
  • Blue Valentine, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jun 2021)
  • Eclectic, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (May 2021)
  • Vanished before the wind has come, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (May 2021)
  • The North Wind, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Apr 2021)
  • Orange and apple, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Apr 2021)
  • The Forbidden Game, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jan 2021)
  • SLEEPING HOURS, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jan 2021)
  • SIGH, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Dec 2020)
  • TSE MING SZE's Solo Exhibition, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Dec 2020)
  • Fragments, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Dec 2020)
  • There Were No Scary Shadows, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Nov 2020)
  • 子 個展, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Oct 2020)
  • things not really ours whatever you make, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Sep 2020)
  • 叫四飛 鄭志明就地取材藝術, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Aug 2020)
  • Solo Exhibition by Alastair MacLennan, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jul 2020)
  • The Crack of Dawn, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong. Supported by Hong Kong International Photo Festival (Apr - May 2020)
  • 被, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Apr 2020)
  • 將魔星奸計粉碎, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Mar 2020)
  • Floating City 浮城, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Feb 2020)
  • No More Sorrow 喊完就無事, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jan - Feb 2020)
  • 招魂:互動展覽及社區參與創作, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong. Supported by Youth Development Commission, Home Affairs Bureau (Jan 2020)
  • 培龍哭泣的素描與秀蘭焦慮的人像 - 愛不同藝術第二屆藝術課程流星展, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong. Supported by i-dArt, Tung Wa Group of Hospitals (Dec 2019)
  • 家輝的生活百貨 - 愛不同藝術第二屆藝術課程流星展, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong. Supported by i-dArt, Tung Wa Group of Hospitals (Nov - Dec 2019)
  • 看鵝, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Nov 2019)
  • In this fantasy world #expansion, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Sep 2019)
  • 愛不同藝術 第二屆藝術課程流星展 星期五的繪畫課, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Aug 2019)
  • 畫家.食家.- 耆樂畫室聯展2, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Aug 2019)
  • 油麻地小景 - 耆樂畫室聯展, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jul 2019)
  • 就這樣我向你無聲直白, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jun 2019)
  • 微宇宙 磁引力 SCM MFA SHOW 2019 [Satellite Showcase], PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (May 2019)
  • 三十秒長時間曝光 - 現場攝影行動 30 seconds exposure - Live action of photography, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Apr 2019)
  • 語言和行動的對倒 – 莫偉立的行動研究, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Apr 2019)
  • 造夢 - 泥貓個展, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Mar 2019)
  • Bėtter 似苦帶甜, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Mar 2019)
  • Sorta III, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Feb 2019)
  • 永續找換店 - Forever x Change, solo exhibition by Ip Wai Lung, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Feb 2019)
  • 三頭鬣狗之一哩之內, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jan 2019)
  • Candy Bird × 油麻地的兩萬種死法, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Dec 2018)
  • 我們的聖誕 - Our Christmas, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Dec 2018)
  • Before It Happened, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Nov 2018)
  • Where are all the seeds gone?, Solo Exhibition by Wong Wo Bik, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Sep 2018)
  • Trajectory, Solo Exhibition by Jimmi Ho, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Aug 2018)
  • 2047: Escape From Hong Kong to Mars, Solo Exhibition by Mason Cheung, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jul 2018)
  • 得不到Folder S1: Drag_Here, Joint Exhibition by Yan Wai Yin, Li San Kit, Ng Pang, Chan Ka Kiu and Man Tin, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jun 2018)
  • In This Fantasy World, Solo Exhibition by Jiyun Jade Park, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Mar 2018)
  • Kwai1, Solo Exhibition by Jan Lam Ka Yi, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Mar 2018)
  • Two Views, Joint Exhibition by Gukzik Lau and Yankwai Wong, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Feb 2018)
  • 1 closet/ 2 censor, Solo Exhibition by Makin Fung Bing Fai, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Feb 2018)
  • (in)animate, Solo Exhibition by Janice To, finalist of ifva, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Jan 2018)
  • Dear Stranger, Solo Exhibition by Andy Li San Kit, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Dec 2017)
  • In 180 seconds, Solo Exhibition by Fred Cheung, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Nov 2017)
  • DOLLS, Solo Exhibition by Chan Nga Sze, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Nov 2017)
  • Tulpa 1.0, Solo Exhibition by Jiaru Wu, PRÉCÉDÉE, Hong Kong (Oct 2017)
  • Meanography, KHLC, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (May 2014)
  • 1st Shot, L1 Gallery, JCCAC Hong Kong (Apr 2012)
  • The Meaty Mushroom, JCCAC, Hong Kong (Nov 2011)
  • The 65th, Artist Commune, Hong Kong (Nov 2010)


  • Member, Center for Artificial Art Research (2022 - Present)
  • Member, Sweden Föreningen Musikspektra T Society (2021 - Present)
  • Committee Member, Young Artists Development Foundation (2019 - Present)
  • Executive Committee, Hong Kong Designers Association (2016 - 2020)
  • Full Member, Hong Kong Designers Association (2016 - Present)
  • Member, Chinese Digital Games Research Association (2017 - Present)
  • Master Workshop Artist, Master Series Workshop, Young Artist Development Foundation (2015 - Present)
  • Jury Panel, HK Territory-wide Youths Painting Day (2016 - Present)
  • Jury Panel, International Children Painting Competition (2016 - Present)


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