Artist Bio: Complaint Choir of Hong Kong 香港投訴合唱團

Complaints Choir is an idea originated by two Finnish artists Tellero Kalleinen and Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen. It aims to gather a group of people to sing their dissatisfactions of the cities/countries they are living.

Complaints Choir of Hong Kong is a project to encourage singing, or any kind of artistic expression of the people, by the people, and for the people. And it is also an experiment to rebuild a binding force in a diversified but divided society.

Thickest CHOI 蔡志厚

Born in 1983, Hong Kong. He was named ‘Thickest’ by a secondary school classmate on the millenium, which was derived from his Chinese Name ‘Hau’ (Means Thickness). He used to live in a marginal Hong Kong new town. Video and photography is his usual medium of creation. His works has been shown in Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul and Britain. He is the creator of the Lawnmap Hong Kong Project, and also one of the co-ordinator of the Complaints Choir of Hong Kong. He was graduated from the School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2006) and finished his MA Visual Culture Studies programme, in the Chinese University of Hong Kong again (2009).