Will Kwan is a Hong Kong-born, Toronto-based media artist whose work examines the diverse ways that hegemony is produced through economic systems and cultural narratives. His work is held in the permanent collections of M+ (Hong Kong), Folkestone Artworks (Folkestone), and Hart House at the University of Toronto. He has participated in exhibitions at MoMA PS1 (New York), ZKM Center for Art and Media (Karlsruhe), CAC Vilnius (Lithuania), the MAC VAL (Vitry-sur-Seine), the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), The Western Front (Vancouver), and in biennials/triennials in Liverpool, Folkestone, Montreal, and Venice. Kwan has been artist-in-residence at the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (Manchester), the Headlands Center for the Arts (Sausalito), the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin) and the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Kwan is an Associate Professor in Studio Art in the department of Arts, Culture and Media, University of Toronto Scarborough and the Masters of Visual Studies Program at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto St. George.