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Kan Tai Keung X AiDLab X
HK Fashion Designers Show

17 JULY, 2024

Victoria & Art Museum, London

With the theme of Culture, Innovation and Fashion, the show will feature the collaboration between Prof. Kan Tai Keung, Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence in Design (AiDLab) and five Hong Kong fashion designers from the open call for fashion designers. With AiDA as the design assistant, each designer will create a collection with 4 outfits, serving as fashion representations of each individual phase across Prof. Kan’s creative career.

About AiDA (AI-based Interactive Design Assistant for Fashion)

Developed by Prof. Calvin Wong, CEO & Centre Director of AiDLab, Cheng Yik Hung Professor in Fashion of PolyU, and his team, AiDA is the first-to-market technology that empowers fashion designers to streamline their creative process by generating original collections based on their unique inspirations. With just a few clicks, designers can choose or refine options to develop fashion collections, bringing agility, efficiency and flexibility to labour intensive studio processes.


AiDA launched its menswear application which is developed in 2023, enabling a wider range of designers to engage with the system.

Prof. Kan Tai Keung

SBS, BBS, AGI  Designer / Artist

As a world-renowned designer and artist, Kan started his design career since 1967. Kan was an active participant of Hong Kong New Ink Art Movement and has continued to work for a spark of originality. Since early 1970s, Kan has enthusiastically participated in art and design education, and has influenced many of his pupils. Kan earned numerous awards including the “Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award” in 1979 and the “Urban Council Grand Award (Design)” in 1984. Kan is the first Chinese enlisted in 1995 “Who’s Who in Graphic Design” international reference book of Switzerland. He was awarded the Honour of Bronze Bauhinia Star and the Honour of Silver Bauhinia Star in 1999 and 2010 respectively. In 2016, Kan was awarded the “HKDA Lifetime Honorary Award” by Hong Kong Designers Association. Being exhibited in both local and overseas, Kan’s works are widely collected by significant museums and personal in the UK, US and China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan). Kan actively participates in art and design education and promotion of professionalism and earned the Honorary Doctor of Design in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2005. He is now the Honorary Dean of the Cheung Kong School of Art and Design, Shantou University, the fellow member of Hong Kong Designers Association, member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, the advisor of the Leisure & Cultural Services Department, the Honorary Advisor of Hong Kong Museum of Art and the Advisor of China Federation of Literary and Art Circles Hong Kong Member Association Limited.

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Judges of Call for Fashion Designers

Mr. Jacky Lam

Associate Creative Director

IT

Ms. Sarah Lam

Style Director

Manifesto Media Limited

Prof. Calvin Wong

Cheng Yik Hung Professor of Fashion,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

CEO & Centre Director

AiDLab

Mr. Kevin Yeung

Chairman

Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association

Hong Kong Fashion Designers

Designer: Mr. Derek Chan

Brand: DEMO

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