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Education:
  • 2001
  • MA in Fine Art, Middlesex University, London, UK;
  • - “First Class Honour” on Graduation Exhibition;
  • - 2001 scholarship for Master studies from Macao Foundation.
  • 2000
  • BA(Hons) in Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK;
  • - Exchange Student (Fall semester 08-12/1998), California State University, Long Beach, USA and having been placed on the “Dean’s Honor List” for Fall semester 1998 for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement (GPA 3.5).
Solo:
  • 2012
  • “Painting the Space” – works by Bianca Lei Sio Chong, AFA Beijing, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, Mainland China.
  • 2008
  • “Media Discursiveness – Impermanent Intrusion”– Bianca Lei Solo Exhibition, in St. Paul’s Fine Art Gallery, Macau.
  • 2003
  • “Seesaw Struggle – Lei Sio Chong (Bianca) Video Installation Exhibition” , in Ox Warehouse, Macau.
Group:
  • 2020
  • “Re-Naissance” - Macau Art For All Society 13th Anniversary Members Exhibition, Galeria Lisboa, Macau
  • Woman Artists International Biennial of Macau, Albergue SCM, Former Municipal Cattle Stable, Galeria Lisboa & Orient Foundation, Macau
  • MoCA 2020 7th Animamix Biennial, Snoopy 70th Anniversary Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Shanghai, Mainland China
  • Uncertainties: PRD Post-pandemic Contemporary Art Exhibition, Post-Ox warehouse Experimental Site, Macau
  • 2019
  • The 2019 Touring Exhibition of “The recommended screening unit of the 4th Shenzhen Animation Beinnale”—The Expanded Wing of Animation –Experimental animation Xi’an Stop, Xi’An Academy of Fine Arts, Xi’An, Mainland China
  • The Era of Compound Eyes—RANDOMIZE Intl. Unstable Media Art Festival 2019, XiChang 134 Space & FLUXX PROJECTS Space, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2018
  • “The 4th Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale”—Screening, OCT-LOFT, Shenzhen, Mainland China.
  • “EXiM 2018-Macau Experimental Video Festival”, Post-Ox warehouse Experimental Site, Macau
  • “Taichaung International Animation Festival(TIAF) 2018“, Kbro Cinemas, Taichung, Taiwan
  • “Post-Ox warehouse Experimental Site“, Volong no 15, Macau
  • Women Artists 1st International Biennial of Macao, The Macao Museum of Art
  • 2017
  • EXiM 2017-- Cross-Straits Experimental Animation Festival, Museum Auditorium, Macao Museum of Art
  • The Beginner's Mind - works by AFA founders (AFA’s 10th Anniversary Special), Art Garden, Macau
  • 2016
  • “Mio Peng Fei & his students” exhibition, Gu Yuan Museum of Art, ZhuiHai, Mainland China.
  • “The Return of Elegancy”-Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Shenzhen Art of Museum, Shenzhen, Mainland China.
  • “Pedra XX” –Installation Exhibition ”, Perda Anchorage 20 years of Comuna de Pedra, Art Garden, Macau
  • “Lost in the Mobius -- Taiwan.Macau” Taipei Artist Village & FreeS Art Space, Taiwan; Ox warehouse, Macau
  • “Theory of Evolution: Art Spaces Exchange Programme” , OX Warehouse Art Space, Macau.
  • 2015
  • “A Reconstruction of the Fading Memory” - Video Creation Exhibition, Central Library, Macau
  • The Macau Architecture Promenade (MAP), Albergue SCM, Macau
  • Artist Fair Taiwan 2015, Taipei Expo Park Expo Dome, Taiwan
  • 2014
  • “VAFA 2014” – International Video Art Festival, The Oriental Foundation, Macau.
  • “FICH – 1º Festival Internacional de Cinema Chinês e Lusófono”, Cinema São Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • “Onde é a China / Where is China?”, Bejing World Art Museum, China Millennium Monument, Bejing, Mainland China ; Museu do Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • “HKEX – Asian Experimental Video Festival in Hong Kong”, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • “Crossroads • Another Dimension – A Cross-strait Four-regions Artistic Exchange Project 2013”, Hong Kong City Hall Low Block, Hong Kong.
  • 2013
  • “Crossroads • Another Dimension – A Cross-strait Four-regions Artistic Exchange Project 2013”, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, Mainland China; Macau Museum of Art, Macau; Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan.
  • “Asynchronous States -AIA Asia in Independent Asia”, VT Artsalon & FreeS Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 2012
  • “ORBIS Charity Day”, Macau Tower , Macau.
  • “MC Biennale” Joint Exhibition of Collaborative Artists, MC Gallery, Macau.
  • “JETLAG”--Multimedia contemporary art in China, FH Hanover (faculty III) and Kunsthalle Faust, Hanover, Germany.
  • 2011
  • “Nostalgia Refreshed : Old Macao + New Media”, in Macau Art Museum, Macau.
  • “Similarity and Difference - Guangzhou/Macau Contemporary Art Exhibition”, in OX Warehouse, Macau.
  • “Imaginary Belongings ——Macau Contemporary Art”, Museu Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 2010
  • “Image of Macao --- the experimental video works from Macao”, EX!T 2010 – the Experimental Media Art Festival in Taiwan, Guling Street Avant-garde Theatre, Taipei.
  • “Own our City, Own our Art! - AFA AUTUMN SOLAN”, Orient Foundation, Macau.
  • Macau UBPA Section, Shanghai World Expo, ShangHai, Mainland China.
  • “Art Beijing 2010”, National Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing, Mainland China.
  • “Human Emotion Project (HEP)” - International Artists using Film & Video, AFA Beijing Contemporary Art Centre, Beijing, Mainland China.
  • 2009
  • “S/low” – Macau/Xiaozhou Art In Live Festival”,in Xiaozhou Village, Guangzhou, Mainland China.
  • “Human Emotion Project (HEP)” - International Artists using Film & Video, in Portuguese Bookshop Gallery, Macao.
  • “Macao Independent Film & Video”── Olá Beijing! Macao Contemporary Art in Beijing Activities, in Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, Mainland China. 
  • “The Saddest Place on Earth visit Macao” , in Pin-to-Book bookstore, Macau.
  • “The 5th China (Shenzhen) international Cultural Industries Fair”, in Mainland China.
  • “100% Macau Original”, in Albergue Gallery, Macau.
  • 2008
  • “Prelude to the 10th Anniversary of 1999 Macao Handover” art exhibition, in Ox warehouse, Macau.
  • “Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York 2008” (ACAF NY), New York, USA.
  • “23rd Asia International Art Exhibition” , in Ucity Art Museum of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, Mainland China.
  • Pre-Exhibition of “23rd Asia International Art Exhibition” , in Albergue Gallery, Macau.
  • “Exhibition of Macau Contemporary” , AFA Beijing Contemporary Art Centre, Beijing, Mainland China.
  • “Illusion‧Control“-Contemporary Art Exhibition, Pedra‧ Xiaozhou Art Space, Guangzhou, Mainland China.
  • “Art Beijing 2008”,National Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing, Mainland China.
  • “Winds of Cool: 16 Macao Contemporary Artists Summer Show”, St. Paul’s Fine Art, Macau.
  • “Emulation and Truth – A View of Contemporary Art in Macao” -- Group Exhibition of Macao Artists in Guangzhou, in Ucity Art Museum of The Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, Mainland China.
  • 2007
  • “Six Artists – Macao Contemporary Art Exhibition” , in St. Paul’s Fine Art Gallery, Macau.
  • “Macau Contemporary Paintings - 2007”, in Macau Art Museum, Macau.
  • “Time‧Space‧Flow”, International Contemporary Arts Exhibition, in the Pier 2 Art District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan & in OX Warehouse, Macau.
  • “Place – Act II”, Exhibition of Macao Contemporary Art, in Macau Art Museum, Macau.
  • “Myth of Place”, in OX Warehouse, Macau.
  • “Dependance-independence” video art screening, in Espace Piano Nobile, Geneva, Switzerland..
  • 2006
  • “Moving Castle”, Exchange Exhibition of Four Cities, in OX Warehouse, Macau.
  • “Myth of Place”, Nolias Gallery 2, London, UK.
  • “Octomania(on drawing the number eight)”, Parasite art space, Hong Kong.
  • “Macau Contemporary Paintings-2006”, Macau Art Museum, Macau.
  • “Microcosmo” – Chinese Contemporary Art, Macau Art Museum, Macau.
  • 2005
  • “The Second Guangzhou Triennial- Self Organization”, Guangzhou Xinyi International Club, Guangzhou, Mainland China.
  • “2005 Daejeon FAST – Image of Macao”, Gallery of Hanbat Library, Library of Daejeon City, Korea.
  • “Macau New Wave”- Exhibition of Contemporary art, Macau Art Museum, Macau.
  • “The Empty Quarter”, Bournemouth, UK.
  • “Ruins’ Flowers” Contemporary Photographic Works Exhibition, in OX Warehouse, Macau.
  • “Life Community” – Multi-media art exhibition, The Millennium Gallery, Macau.
  • 2004
  • “Today and Tomorrow” Macau Contemporary Photography Exhibition, in OX Warehouse, Macau.
  • “Macao Original Video Exhibition 2004”, in OX Warehouse, Macau.
  • “The City, the Community, the Images” Video Installation Exhibition, in the Northern District, Macau.
  • “The Fulbright Film Symposium”, Showcase for works by Macau video artists, The University of Macau , Macao.
  • 2003
  • “Macau Contemporary Paintings”, Macau Art Museum, Macau.
  • “Macao Original Video Exhibition 2003”, in OX Warehouse, Macau.
  • “Video Café”, in 1a space, Cattle Depot Artist Village, Hong Kong.
  • “Sketch Extension III”, in OX Warehouse, Macau.
  • “The 2003 International Open Image Competition (IOI) Showcase”, in the Deluxe Gallery Hoxton Square, London, UK.
  • “The OX in the year of Sheep Exhibition – in the OX Warehouse Opening”, Macau.
  • “The 19th Macao Painting & Calligraphy Exhibition”, in the Gallery of the Department of Municipal & Civil Affairs, Macau.
  • 2002
  • “Macao Original Video Exhibition 2002”, in the Old Ladies House Art Space, Macau.
  • Macao Fringe 2002 – “Life-size Palace”, Installation Arts Exhibition, in the Ruin of “Ilha Verde” Monastery, Macau.
  • 2001
  • “MA Fine Art 2001”, Middlesex University, London, UK.
  • “Parallel Realities” Quicksilver Place Gallery, London, UK.
  • “Edge” Byan Shaw Gallery, London, UK.
  • 2000
  • ”Sweet Fa”, Nottingham Trent University, UK.
  • 1998
  • “The π annual Exhibition of PHICS”, Exhibition Hall of California State University, Long Beach, USA.
  • “Beyond 30x22” printmaking show, Exhibition Hall of California State University, Long Beach, USA.
  • 1996
  • “Chinese Traditional Painting Show”, the Gallery of the School of Visual Art, Macau.
  • 1994
  • “Photography Workshop 94”, the Gallery of the School of Visual Art, Macau.
  • “The Woman Chinese Painting Artists from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Exhibition”, Macau.
Curating / Organising:
  • 2020
  • EXiM 2020 (iv) “Blue on Blue” – Works by Wenhua Shi, Post-Ox warehouse Experimental Site, Macau
  • EXiM 2020 (i) “Straightforward” – Works by Chen Qiang, Post-Ox warehouse Experimental Site, Macau
  • 2019
  • “We・Art Space” -- Documentary Exhibition, Post-Ox warehouse Experimental Site, Macau
  • “Youth Animation Exhibition” -- Jinxi Art & Literature Festival, Oriental Lake Ecological Park, Jinxi Town, Mainland China.
  • 2018
  • “EXiM 2018-Macau Experimental Video Festival”, Post-Ox warehouse Experimental Site, Macau
  • “The City in My Heart”— Creative Artwork Exhibition, Post-Ox warehouse Experimental Site, Macau
  • 2017
  • "EXiM 2017-Cross-Straits Experimental Animation Festival",Museum Auditorium, Macao Museum of Art
  • 2016
  • “EXiM 2016 –Portugal & Macau Experimental Video Festival in Macau”, Ox Warehouse Art Space, Macau.
  • 2015
  • “Print ”— Art Project, Ox Warehouse Art Space, Macau.
  • “EXiM 2015 –Hong Kong Experimental Video Festival in Macau”, Ox Warehouse Art Space, Macau.
  • 2014
  • “EXiM 2014 – Mainland China Experimental Film and Video Art Festival in Macau”, Ox Warehouse Art Space, Macau.
  • “Macau Experimental Video Works, HKEX – Asian Experimental Video Festival in Hong Kong”, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 2013
  • “EXiM 2013 – Korea Experimental Moving Image Festival in Macau”, Ox Warehouse Art Space, Macau.
  • “Van.Van --Conceptual Photography works by Joein Leong, Icarus Wong”, Ox Warehouse Art Space, Macau.
  • “Mid-Air Journey – Paintings by Lai Sio Kit”, AFA Beijing, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, Mainland China.
  • 2012
  • “EXiM 2012 – Taiwan Experimental Video Festival in Macau”, Ox Warehouse Art Space, Macau.
  • “The Secret Garden” – Paintings by Lai Sio Kit, AFA Gallery, Macao.
  • 2011
  • EXiM 2011 - Asian Experimental Video Festival in Macao, in Ox Warehouse, Macao.
  • “Study Void” – Duncan Mountford Installation Artwork Exhibition, in Ox Warehouse, Macao.
  • 2010
  • “Image of Macao --- the experimental video works from Macao”, EX!T 2010 – the Experimental Media Art Festival in Taiwan, Guling Street Avant-garde Theatre, Taipei.
  • “Fantasy Party” – Toy Figure Exhibition, in Pavilhão de Exposições e Espectáculos Artísticos para Jovens, Macao.
  • 2009
  • “Fresh Artists” - The Art Exhibition of Young Artists from the Cross Strait 4 Regions, in Ox Warehouse, Macao.
  • 2008
  • “Talks & Exhibition 2008” -Video Art Activities, in Ox Warehouse, Macao.
  • “Macao Video Artwork Exhibition” , in Ucity Art Museum of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, Mainland China.
  • 2007
  • “Talks & Exhibition” -Video Art Activities, in OX Warehouse, Macao.
  • “Myth of Place” , in OX Warehouse, Macao.
  • 2006
  • “Myth of Place” , in Nolias Gallery 2, London, UK.
  • 2005
  • “Excel Design - Exhibition of awarded works from students of School of Arts”, in Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macao.
  • 2004
  • “Airborne system mode”- Contemporary Art Exhibition (Artists from UK, Japan, Korea, Taiwan), in Ox Warehouse, Macao.
  • “The City, the Community, the Images” Video Installation Exhibition, in the Northern District, Macao.
Other Arts Activities:
  • 2019
  • Video Creation, Documentary Theatre - “Ready to Wear”, the 30th Macau Arts Festival, (Dir: J Ioi Chon Lei), Artistry of Wind Box Community Development Association, Ox warehouse, Macau
  • 2017
  • Video Creation, A Dance Theatre - “Ready to Wear” (Dir: J Ioi Chon Lei), Artistry of Wind Box Community Development Association, Ox warehouse, Macau
  • 2016
  • Organiser, “X˙·QUESTION”—Graduation Exhibition, school of Art, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macau
  • 2015
  • Artist-in-Residence, “Lost in the Mobius” art project, Art Square, Tainan; Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 2014
  • Video Creation, GLT Connections 2014《Shou-Yuo Liu, Solo Dance -- Shapde 5.5》(Dir:Shou-Yuo Liu), Guiling Street Avant-garde Theatre, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 2013
  • Video Creation, theatre “Wall of Fog” (Dir: Wang Mo Lin), the 24th Macau Arts Festival, Dom Pedro V Theatre, Macau.
  • 2012
  • Artwork creation, “ORBIS 30th Anniversary Charity Credit Card”, the project of Obris x WingHang Bank x AFA x Macau Artist, Macau.
  • Assisted organiser, “Illustration Book Workshop” (Tutor: Xiong Liang), Stone Commune, Macau.
  • 2010
  • Organiser, “HKIndieFF in Macau”, in Ox Warehouse, Macao.
  • Art director, a short film “Just One Dollar” (Dir: Vincent Hui), Macau.
  • 2009
  • Organiser, “Contemporary Moving Image Activity - Chinese Independent Film 1+1 Festival”, in Ox Warehouse, Macao.
  • Live video creation, “The Prosperity Alarm of the Goldfish Tank in Nam Van Lake” performance, Macau city Fringe 2009, in St Paul Fine Art Gallery, Macao.
  • 2008
  • Art director, short film “Macau Stories -A Right Time” (Dir: Albert Chu), Macau.
  • 2007
  • Video creation, “CREB: Camp Response Element-Binding” performance, Macao Fringe 2007, Macao.
  • 2006
  • Installation creation, site-specific dance theatre - ”Kafka listening to the wind”, in Culture Centre, Macao.
  • 2003
  • Editor, the “Macao Art Net Website”, Cultural Institute, Macao.
  • Presenter, the Video Screening and the Debate with the curator Hanspeter Ammann , in the “Beauty and Meaning” International Video Art Cycle in the 14th Macao Arts Festival, in Macao.
  • 2002
  • Art Director, TV drama programme “Love. Lost Count”, the TV department of RTHK, in Macao.
  • 2001
  • Worked with Belgium Artist Joelle Teurlinckx, Christoph Fink and Ria Pacquee in an Art Project which was about space, body and language, London, UK.
  • 2000
  • Exhibition Assistant, British Artist Duncan Mountford’s Solo Exhibition - “Ordinary Facts Arranged within Time” in Bonington Gallery, Nottingham, UK.
  • 1998
  • Worked with USA artist Brian Sanderson in an “Exchange Print” Printmaking Project, Long Beach, California, USA.
  • Organised the exhibition --“The π annual Exhibition of PHICS”, California State University, Long Beach, USA.
Academic, Scholarly and Teaching Experience :
  • 2018
  • Speaker, Topic A: From Kluge to Debord – Multi-channel Creating Method with Image and Text, “The 4th Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale” -- Academic Seminar :“Opening the Extending Wing of Animation”, OCT-LOFT, Shenzhen, Mainland China.
  • Editor,《Ox Magazine》No.20 -- "Local Art Association", Autumn, Sep 2018, Ox warehouse
  • Speaker, Colóquio Internacional sobre “China e Portugal China e Portugal nas Eras Moderna e Contemporânea: Convergências e Divergências”, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
  • 2017
  • (to Present) Full-time Lecturer & researcher, Centre of Sino-Western Cultural Studies, Macao Polytechnic Institute.
  • (from 2003) Full-time Lecturer, the School of Arts, Macao Polytechnic Institute.
  • Book Publications:《Analysis of the development of Macao's cultural industry》, edited by Hsu Hsiu Chu & Xiang Yong, "Analysis of Case Study of Art Collection Industry" (Bianca Lei & Tina Chen), page 148-161, Macao Cultural Industry Council, Beijing University Press
  • 2015
  • Book Publications: Edited by Tony Chun-HuiWu, “West of Taiwan, East of Asia: A Study of Asian Experimental Film”, “The Development and Current Situation of Experimental Moving Image in Macao”(by Bianca Lei), page 81-93, Le Ganges Edition, Taiwan.
  • Article –“The development of current status of Experimental Moving Image in Macau”, published in the magazine《Ox Magazine》December, page 18-23.
  • Speaker, “Macao Alternative Art Space – Ox warehouse”, Taipei Artist Village, Tapei.
  • Speaker, “Personal Artworks: the dynamic relationship between mankind and environment factors, Art Square, Tainan
  • 2014
  • Speaker, “Media City.Polymeric Micro-Era: Polymeric micro era: Xi'an New Media Movie Forum”,Jia pingwa Cultural Museum of Art, Xi’an.
  • Speaker, “Opening Forum: Experimental Media and Society , HKEX – Asian Experimental Video Festival in Hong Kong –The Social Turn”, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 2013
  • (from 2006) Supervisor for Graduation Project Report, Multimedia major, Design Programme, the School of Arts, Macau Polytechnic Institute.
  • 2012
  • Article, “The status of Experimental Moving Image in Macau”, published in the magazine “Black Reader”, Seoul, Korea.
  • 2010
  • Article presentation, “The development and status of experimental video in Macao”, EX!T 2010 – the Experimental Media Art Festival in Taiwan, Taipei Contemporary Art Centre, Taiwan.
  • Speaker, Seminar-Video Art and Human Emotions, Experimental Art Department, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, Mainland China.
  • 2011
  • (from 2009) Design Programme Validation Coordinator, the School of Arts, Macao Polytechnic Institute.
  • 2009
  • Book Publications: Edited by Dai Ding Cheng ,The Sixth chapter: “The International development trend of Higher Education in Visual Arts.”,《Prospects for Macau Higher Education in Visual Arts》by the School of Arts, Macau Polytechnic Institute, published by the Guangdong Higher Education Press, 2009.
  • Tutor, art creation course, “Fresh Artists” project in 2009, in Ox Warehouse, Macau.
  • 2007
  • Speaker, video art in “Video Creation Activities”, organised by the “CUT” audio-visual association, in Macau.
  • (from 2006) Design Programme Coordinator, the School of Arts, Macao Polytechnic Institute.
  • (from 2006) Design Programme Validation Coordinator, the School of Arts, Macao Polytechnic Institute.
  • 2006
  • (from 2005) Design, Music(educational) and Visual Arts (educational) Programme Validation Coordinator and completed three Programme Validation Reports, the School of Arts, Macao Polytechnic Institute.
  • Tutor, video art course in the “2nd Museum Guide Training Programme”, organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Macau.
  • Tutor, the “Workshops for Inspiring Youth – Video Art Appreciation” organised jointly by the “Stone communes” and the Macao Cultural Centre, Macao.
  • 2004
  • (from 2003) Tutor, the video installation course, organised by the “CUT” audio-visual association, in Macau.
  • 2003
  • Speaker, seminar - “New Century Vision – Video Art”, invited by the Macau Art Museum, in Macau.
  • Speaker, seminar - “The Picture Life – Spiritual Touch” of the Teachers Workshop, invited by the Breakthrough Limited, Hong Kong.
  • Tutor, Video Art DV Workshop in the “Be Fun, No Smoking” Young People DV Production Project, organized by the “Serviço de Sáude”, “Instituto de Acção Social”, the “Associção de Audio-Visual CUT” and the “Associçao de Escoteiros de Macau (AEM)” and the Association of Chinese Students of Macao, in Macau.