|Australia China Alumni Award for the Arts and Creative Industries
This award recognises alumni who have achieved excellence in the Arts and Creative sectors and/or whose efforts promote the understanding and value of artistic and creative endeavours.
It seeks to recognize creativity and success in one or more of a variety of fields, including art and design, architecture, fashion design, literature, music, performing arts, advertising, publishing and the creative media.
A nominee should have a demonstrated ability to use their creative skills in new and innovative ways, perhaps by working across creative mediums, combining or introducing new concepts into the field, and/or introducing creative concepts into new/unique markets.
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|Ms Meiping Doery
|Mr Billy Ip
|Mr Jeromy Lim
|Mr Longping Zhao
|Mr Longping Zhao|
|ARTEXB’s Founder, General Manager, Artistic Director, 360°VR Photographer|
|Macquarie University Alumnus|
Graduated from the Accounting Faculty at Macquarie University in 2005, Derek started his work in the contemporary art industry in 2009. He joined Beijing Today Art Group in 2011, and served as the Deputy General Manager at Today Digital Art Museum in 2014. During this period, he led the team to accomplish the Chinese National Project of Culture and Technology Promotion Program, so called as “Research and Demonstration of Digital Museum Public Service Platform”.
In 2016, he founded ARTEXB Inc. and Artexb.com, aiming to document and promote Chinese Contemporary Art and its exhibitions via 360°VR. He hopes to bring a way of seeing art exhibitions online for audiences around the world.
So far, he has visited more than 20 cities around the world to shoot exhibitions, and served more than 50 museums and galleries, as well as over 80 important artists and curators. In the past three years, he and his team have shot 158 high-quality exhibitions at home and abroad, 75 of which have been launched on Artexb.com.
In August 2019, ARTEXB was shortlisted for the Digital Innovation in Art Award in London.