Dr. LAI Tsz Yuen is teaching at the School of Transmedia, Guangzhou Academy of Fine
Arts (GAFA). He is chief editor of website channel “01 philosophy” (channel of hk01.com). He received his Ph.D. in Humanities and Creative Writing from Hong Kong Baptist University, M.A. in Visual Culture Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature from Beijing Normal University. His major research topic is “transcendental materialism”. He works as cultural critic, curator and art educator since 2009, and his book Topography: 12 Interviews with Contemporary Art Institutions in Hong Kong was published in 2011.