George Fok (born in Hong Kong) is a new media artist whose practice primarily involves installation, digital art, and filmmaking. Based in Montreal, his oeuvre explores the mixed medium of immersive experience and other digital-born mediums. Investigate subjects such as memory, speculative narratives, reconstructed histories, and aesthetics.
Beginning his journey as a graphic designer in the visual communications industry, George co-founded a multidisciplinary creative agency and other collectives over the last three decades. He also worked in features and documentary films and was the creative director in a bleeding-edge cultural institution in Montreal, the Phi Centre. There he earned knowledge and recognition in the milieu of contemporary art through content creation, communication campaigns, and commissioned works, which led to his endeavor as an artist in new media art and immersive experience.
George's work has been exhibited and showcased in museums, immersive shows, and Hollywood films. He has created biographical concert installations for ionic artists like Leonard Cohen and Yoko Ono. His work has been exhibited in global art institutions such as Musée d'art Contemporain de Montréal, GL Strand & Nikolaj Kunsthal in Copenhagen, The Jewish Museum of New York, and The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco.
In combining his research and passion for diversity and inclusion in the creative fields, George frequently collaborates with emerging talents from other practices, such as choreographers, fashion designers, and performers. As a people-loving person, he often volunteers and organizes community outreaches, youth mentorship projects, and other accelerator initiatives.
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