Elaine Chiu explores collective memories and cultural identities of urban environments through architectural forms. Elaine attained a Bachelor degree in art history at the University of Hong Kong in 2018, where she received the Talent Development Scholarship (2015) and Out Reaching Award (2016) from the Hong Kong SAR Government Scholarship Fund. Her work communicates hybrid memories, identity displacement, and the diasporic communities under urban development and redevelopment.
Recent solo exhibitions include Before Memories Expire and The Memory Library at JPS Gallery in Hong Kong (2021); recent artist talks include Asia Society's Gok Dou Live at Art Central (2022), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (New York) (2020), and The University of Hong Kong (2021). Elaine's artworks are in the permanent collections of The University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG), HKU; K11 Art Foundation; Société Générale Hong Kong.