Yuen Yi LO, Ph.D. 羅婉儀

Associate Professor

Faculty of Education, University of Macau











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Room 3019, Faculty of Education,

University of Macau, E33,

Av. Da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China


(853) 8822 8718

(853) 8822 2402







·          PhD in Fine Arts, Wimbledon School of Art, University of Surrey, UK

·          MA in Fine Arts, Wimbledon School of Art, University of Surrey, UK




·          Visual arts practice and conceptual thinking

·          Visual arts education




Refereed Journal Articles

·          Lo, Yuen-y (2015). Drawing the visibility and the invisibility in a room – a personal essay. In Wasafiri, Vol. 30, No. 3, September 2015, pp. 24–33.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi. (2014). Working through culture – a drawing practice with an old apron. In World Art, Fall, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2014, 137-156.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi. (2014). She is a fragment and a whole – a narratives of nüshu artefacts. In Australian Feminist Studies, Volume 28, Issue 78, 398-416.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi. (2013). An (in)visible letter, a writing threading art practices across space and time. In Third Text, Volume 27, No. 5, 2013, 690-705.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi. (2013). She is one and all – writing nüshu, women’s script in an autobiography. Selected to be one of the seventeen articles in New Writing 10th Anniversary Collection, Taylors & Francis Online.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi. (2013). A practice of feminine sentence discoursing art. In Arts Review, No. 25, 35-60, Taipei National University of the Arts.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2012). She is one and all – writing nüshu, women’s script in an autobiography. In New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing. Volume 9, Issue 3, 374-395.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2012). A room – traces of drawing, an installation and beyond. In Router: A Journal of Cultural Studies, Volume 15, 2012, 454-473.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2011). A practice of difference – uncovering women’s space with nüshu, women’s script. In The International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 5, 2011, 41-55.


Selected Books

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2013). Love Messages Across the Centuries: 21 Letters to Parisian Artists (Taipei: Homeward Publishing) 192 pp.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2012). Drawing the Writing (Hong Kong: Kubrick) 432 pp.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2011). A Room (Macau: Ox Warehouse)

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2003). A Journal of Nushu, Women’s Script (Hong Kong: Association for the Advancement of Feminism) 287 pp.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2003). A Legend Sealed and Unsealed (Hong Kong: Arts Development Council)

·          Li, Dinu, Lo, Yuen-yi, Mo, Yue-lai & So, Pamela (2002). Ten Thousand Li, Chinese In/Fusion in Contemporary British Culture (Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University).


Selected Book Chapters

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2014). A room – a drawing installation and beyond. In The Yearbook of Ox Warehouse 2011. Macau: Ox warehouse, 50-53.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2014). Get lost in all directions. In Taiwan Step. Taipei.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2013). Artist’s Profile. In Serenella Ciclitira & Chang Tsong-Zung (eds), Hong Kong Eye: Contemporary Hong Kong Art. Milan: Skira, 210-213.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2012). Retrospective. In Tomas Tse (ed), Ox Magazine. Macau: Ox Warehouse, 42-43.

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2011). She’s silently breaking the silence. In Lau, Lee Lee, Lily’s Graffiti Walls (Taipei: Sunflower Publishing)

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2006). A thinking process upon the election of CEO. In What if 97 Ideal CEOs of Hong Kong, Roundtable & Friends (Hong Kong: Roundtable & Friends)

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2001). Utterance. In Chuhan, Jagjit (ed), Responses: Intercultural Drawing Practice (Liverpool: Liverpool Art School).

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (1998). The green is always there. In Tsang Gar-Yin (ed), Weeping and Laughing: Grannies’ Oral History (Hong Kong: Association for the Advancement of Feminism)

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (1997). Rice with garlic. In Kong King-Chu (ed), Eating and Drinking – Women Writing Their Stories (Hong Kong: Stepforward Multi-media Publishing)

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (1992). Mass media and women. In Hong Kong Christian Service (ed), Mass Media and Women in the 90's (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Christian Service).



Selected Books Edited/Annotated

·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2007)(exe. ed). Colours of Peace (Beijing: Central Compilation & Translation Press). 1093 pp.




·          Lo, Yuen-yi (2014). A Tale in A City: Her Story – Some Elderly Women’s Narratives in Macau (Video/45 minutes)



Selected Solo Exhibitions

·          Traces (Part II). Central Courtyard, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre (JCCAC), Hong Kong. 2014.

·          Traces (Part I). CCA Art Gallery, Hong Kong Institute of Education. 2014.

·          A Drawing Project & Beyond. Online Exhibition. 2014.

·            http://www.yuenyilo.net/room/

·          A Room (Part 2). Ox Warehouse, Macau. 2011.

·          A Room (Part 1). Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei, Taiwan. 2011.

·          The Invisible ‘Flâneuse’. Faculty of Social Science, Chinese University, Hong Kong. 2010.

·          She’s a Fragment and a Whole. The Centre for Drawing, London. 2005.

·          The Legend, Sealed and Unsealed. 2003-2004.

Ø  (Part 1) Lam Woo International Conference Centre, Baptist University, Hong Kong.

Ø  (Part 2) Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

Ø  (Part 3) Fong Sum Wood Library, Lingnan University, Hong Kong.

Ø  (Part 4) Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong.

·             A Piece of Women’s Script. The Photography Gallery, Hong Kong Arts Centre. 2000.



Selected Group Exhibitions

·             Homage to Masters Who Inspired Us. Macau: Ox Warehouse, March-May, 2015.

·             Master Yue-heng Lam’s Exhibition and Invitation. Library Gallery, Central Library, Hong Kong, 2013.

·             Macau Creative Pavilion. The 16th Macao International Trade & Investment Fair (MIF), Venetian Hotel, Macau, 2011.

·             Light Up, Rat’s Cave & Haji Gallery. (Organized by Amnesty International, Hong Kong), Hong Kong, 2011.

·             Fringe II (Performance). Eslite Bookshop, Taipei, Taiwan, 2011.

·             Fringe II (Exposition). ARC Cafe, Taipei, Taiwan, 2011.

·             Fringe I (Performance). Kubrick Bookstore, Hong Kong, 2010.

·             Drawing Viewpoints. The Main Gallery Uni Glos, Pittville, Cheltenham, UK, 2006.

·             Ten Thousand Li. A touring exhibition in the UK: Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool; Collins Gallery, Glasgow; Folly Gallery, Lancaster; Impressions Gallery, York; Photofusion Gallery, London; Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln, 2002-2004.

·             Big Draw Campaign. The Chinese Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, 2002.

·             Cultural Resolution. A & D Gallery, London, UK, 2002.



Selected Book/Media Coverage

·             The Aesthetics of the Subconscious. In Ox Magazine. August 2015, pp. 5-10.

·             Interview. Homage to Masters Who Inspired Us. 2015. (YouTube) http://youtu.be/gSCxEJ3o8Jk

·             Love Messages Across the Centuries: 21 Letters to Parisian Artists – a dialoque at News Radio, BCC News Network, January 2014.

·             A Room – A drawing installation and beyond, by Yuen-yi Lo. In FED Newsletter, Issue 19, September-October 2011, University of Macau.

·             Stephanie Lai. Um quarto de fragmentos perdidos. In Ponto Final, Macau, September 2011. (in Portuguese)

·             Glinkowski, Paul. Good Foundations: Trusts and Foundations & the Arts in the UK.London: The Rootstein Hopkins Foundation, 2007.



Conference Presentations & Proceedings

·             Lo, Yuen-yi (2105). An inventive letter writing – uncovering the path of a flâneuse in the age of modernity. Second Global Conference: Letters and Letter Writing. Hotel Real Palácio, Lisboa, Portugal, 16-19 March, 2015. (Conference paper)

·             Lo, Yuen-yi (2015) (her) research praxis through drawing: drawing the visible and the invisible. (In)Direct Speech: “Chineseness” in Contemporary Art Discourse and Practice. Art Market, Curatorial Practices and Creative Processes. Artistic Studies Research Centre, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 22-24 March, 2015. (Conference paper)

·             Lo, Yuen-yi (2012). An (in)visible letter. Art in Translation, International Conference on Language and the Arts, University of Iceland and the Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland, 24-26 May, 2012. (Conference paper)

·             Lo, Yuen-yi (2011). A practice of feminine sentence: drawing the writing . email fragments. Gender/Sexual Politics in Hong Kong, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, Chinese University, Hong Kong, 15-17 April, 2011. (Conference paper & Proceeding)

·             Lo, Yuen-yi (2010). A practice of difference – uncovering women’s space with Nushu, women’s script. International Conference on the Arts in Society, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia, 22-25 July, 2010. (Conference paper)





·             Visual arts practice; Art and the heritage of ethnography; Creative writing; Audio-scripto-visual narratives




·             Drawing the Writing. Hong Kong Best Award (Books/Hong Kong), Hong Kong DA Global Design Awards, 2013.

·             Dawing the Writing. Silver Award (Books/Global), Hong Kong DA Global Design Awards, 2013.

·             Refereed journal article ‘She is one and all – writing nushu, women’s script in an autobiography’ selected to be one of the seventeen articles in New Writing 10th Anniversary Collection, Taylors & Francis Online, 2013.

·             Artist in Residence. Bamboo Curtain Studio, Bamboo Culture, Taipei, Taiwan. 2011.




·                 Reviewer, World Art.

·                 Reviewer, Thinking Skills and Creativity.

·                 Editorial Board Member for The International Journal of the Arts in Society.

·                 Member, Hong Kong Society for Education in Art (HKSEA).

·                 Member, Asia Art Archive (AAA).

·                 Member, Centre for Creative Industries (CCI), Macau.

·                 Member, Association for the Advancement of Feminism (AAF), Hong Kong.




·                 Ways of seeing: drawing as enquiry (PYEB157)



·                 Visual arts I (PREI014)

·                 Visual arts II (PREI018)

·                 Visual arts III (DPRI026)

·                 Ways of seeing: drawing as enquiry (PYEB157)

·                 Painting & mixed meida (VART114)

·                 Introduction to creative art (PREI007)

·                 Children’s art and creation (BIKA119)

·                 Art & Early Childhood Education (EDEC770)

·                 Visual Arts Education in Primary School (DPRI021)

·                 Art activities in kindergarten (DPRE303)

·                 Teaching of art activities II (PPEB313)

·                 Teaching of art activities III (PPEB353)

·                 Art appreciation (PREI003)

·                 Supervised teaching and school experience (PGEE203)

·                 Dissertation (IMCN999)