HKMU Digital Art Laboratory unleashes infinite possibilities in art technology

The opening ceremony for the new Digital Art Laboratory was hosted by the HKMU’s Department of Creative Arts of School of Arts and Social Sciences on 9 January 2023. The laboratory will provide students with a virtual and immersive environment for teaching and learning, as well as for showcasing artworks, enabling them to be exposed to the latest technology in the creative industry and to prepare for future career development.


The opening ceremony of the Digital Art Laboratory and ‘i-nk’: Extended Exhibition of Ink Global was officiated by Dr Nellie Fong Wong Kut-man, Chairman of Young Artists Development Foundation, Dr Eddy C Fong, Honorary Chairman of Young Artists Development Foundation, Ir Dr Conrad Wong Tin-cheung, Council Chairman of HKMU, and Prof. Paul Lam Kwan-sing, President of HKMU.


Located on the third floor of the Jockey Club Campus, the Digital Art Laboratory occupies an area of about 1,700 sq. feet. Equipped with 360-degree and 270-degree immersive CAVE systems, the Laboratory is dedicated for students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) in Imaging Design and Digital Art Programme. It will serve to enhance their training in imaging technology, moving images, visual programming, and other digital arts.

The ‘i-nk’ : Extended Exhibition of Ink Global in the newly opened Digital Art Laboratory is now open to the public from 10 January until 7 February. A total of 300 masterpieces from the Young Artists Development Foundation are being showcased to the community with virtual reality and multi-media technology, master-minded by HKMU’s Department of Creative Arts. Admission is free.


Interested parties are welcome to make an online registration at