Mr FUNG , Allen
Lecturer (Media Technology)
Allen Fung is a Lecturer in Media Technology at TEA specialising in lighting, media arts, audio-visual systems, and show control technology. His multidisciplinary and extensive professional experience spans theatre, site-specific performances, art installation, museums, theme parks, exhibitions, and corporate events.
With his spectrum of expertise, Allen was entrusted with three pavilion projects at the Beijing Olympics and Shanghai World Expo. He was in charge of the system design and programming of lighting, audio-visual, and show control systems, and programming the pavilion show to deliver a unique experience to visitors from around the world.
Before joining the HKAPA, Allen served as the Manager of Technical and Productions (Performing Arts) at the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. He took a major role in the construction of the Xiqu Centre, the first performing arts venue in the Cultural District. He worked with the theatre consultants and project team in all theatre related details; planned and supervised the project handover from a construction site and start it operation in a world-class theatre venue standard.
Allen holds a MFA in Creative Media from the City University of Hong Kong and a BFA from the HKAPA, majoring in theatre lighting design. In recent years, Allen has been working on a number of cross-disciplinary projects, examining the boundary between media arts and performing arts, and exploring the creative uses of media technologies to deliver immersive live experiences.