Born in Hong Kong, Ho Tam is a media/visual artist who has worked in advertising and community psychiatry. He received a BA from McMaster University and a MFA from Bard College (NY). From 1996 to 1997, he was a participant at the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. Tam has exhibited in public galleries and alternative spaces across Canada, including A Space (Toronto) and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (Ottawa). Over 15 of his experimental film/video works are in circulation including screenings at Centre Pompidou, Paris, Toronto International Film Festival, Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival and the travelling exhibition Magnetic North: Canadian Experimental Video, organized by Walker Art Center, Minnesota. Tam is a recipient of various grants and awards, including the Grand Marnier Video Fellowship from the Film Society of Lincoln Center (New York). He is represented by Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto.