A Buddhist, moving image and sound artist, Anson Hoi Shan Mak studied film for her undergraduate degree, film and cultural studies for M. Phil, and a mix of moving image, sound and web-based archival projects for the Doctoral degree. She has been interested in the cityscape and the notion of time.
Besides single-channel film/video, she also does phonography sound art, sound installations and web-based projects. She is especially interested in experimental ethnography and novelty of the medium of Super 8 film in the digital era. Recently, she is interested in lens-based inter-media works (120mm photography, video and super 8 film) and pantam culture and performance. Her works are shown in many international film festivals and exhibitions: International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, Vancouver International Film Festival, Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, etc.
Currently, she works as an Associate Professor in the Academy of Visual arts, Hong Kong Baptist University.