James T. Hong Biography

James T. Hong (b.1970) is a filmmaker and artist who has been producing films and videos for nearly twenty years. Hong has participated in many important exhibitions, including: Tales Film Program “Terra Nullius or : How to Be a Nationalist” (Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2017), “Traversing the Phantasm” Forum Expanded at 66th Berlin Film Festival (Germany, 2016), Taipei Biennial (2016, 2012), The 2nd CAFAM Biennale – The Invisible Hand: Curating as Gesture (The Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing , 2014), A Journal of the Plague Year. Fear, ghosts, rebels. SARS, Leslie and the Hong Kong story (Touring: Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul, San Francisco, 2013–14), The Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 2013), “Modern Monsters Death and Life of Fiction”, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (NL, 2008, 2012) and the International Film Festival Rotterdam (NL, 2001, 2007, 2008, and 2011).

Several of his films have received awards and grants, including Behold the Asia: How One Becomes What One Is (2000), Die Entnazifizierung des MH (2006), and Lessons of the Blood (2010). His recent articles are published in e-flux Journal and the Taipei Times.

Hong currently lives and works in the USA and Taiwan.