Lecturer I, Department of Cultural and Creative Arts, The Education University of Hong Kong
Born and work in Hong Kong, Lam Yuk Lin Pauline received her Bachelor’s Degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and her MFA Degree from RMIT University. She possesses more than 10-year experience in higher education and is now teaching at the Education University of Hong Kong.
Lam is a mix-media artist who has had seven solo exhibitions. She has been invited by various brands and organizations, such as Chanel, Times Square, Hong Kong Jockey Club, and Leisure and Cultural Services Department, to take part in more than a hundred of exhibitions in Hong Kong and overseas, including France, Outer Mongolia, Dubai and Australia. In recent years her works display special focus on relationships between cultural development and human activities while technically drawing balance between concept and handcraft techniques.
Her publications include Test of Rebirth works by Lam Yuk Lin, Lam Yuk Lin: Cultivating Civilization Research Report and The late version of Shan Hai Jing, which document the various styles of Lam's works.
Lam was the recipient of numerous arts awards and recognitions, including: “Honorable Mention Artist” of Freeman Fellowship, U. S. A. (2012); "Award for Best Artist (Visual Arts)" of the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards presented by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council” (2010) and she was the first ever female artist who received the award. Other awards include: “40 Under 40 Recognition of Young Creative Talents Award” by the Perspective Magazine (2009); Selected Feature Artist of “Artist in Neighborhood Scheme IV” (2007); “New Vision Award” by LCSD (2001); Most “Promising Artist Award” (1995); First Prize in the Painting category (1996) and First Prize in the Sculpture category (1997) by the Phillippe Charriol Foundation for three consecutive years.
STEAM education in Hong Kong: Development and Reflection
(presented in Sharing Session 1: Reimagining Arts Education in Hong Kong)
With the growing prevalence of STEAM education in Hong Kong, many teachers are eager to adopt it in their teaching. Products and service providers related to STEAM education have also become a trend. This presentation will focus on the development of STEAM education in Hong Kong. What are the difficulties faced by teachers in Hong Kong when implementing STEAM education? In what ways will STEAM education provoke our ideas and thoughts?