Leung Kei-cheuk, aka GayBird. He graduated from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a master degree in 2008, specializing in music composition and electro-acoustic music. In 2011, he has obtained a Master of Philosophy Degree in Creative Media at the City University of Hong Kong, specializing his research and creation in human control interface design, new media art and the interactivity of live music performance with application of media technology.
Gaybird began working in the Hong Kong music industry since 1996. He took on various roles from music director, composer, and producer for over a hundred musical productions, concerts, and TV commercials. He also writes music for theatre productions and movies. Gaybird has also formed a techno band called “Multiplex”, which debuted an album “Snow in June” in 1995. Later on, Gaybird released his own personal collection “Made by Gaybird” that featured his own synthetic music creations.
In 2011, he collaborated with a few Hong Kong new media artists, and successfully brought up a new media music experiment – Digital Hug. The production was awarded Hong Kong Design Award 2011 Bronze Award for new media experiment/performance. GayBird was awarded the Best Electronic Music Artist at the Chinese Music Media Awards 2012 for the album of same title. He was also awarded for the Ten Outstanding Designers Awards 2012 from the Hong Kong Art and Design Festival.
Henry is a new media artist, web designer, and founder of “pill & pillow” design studio. Henry has received various awards from local and international design competitions, including the Grand Kam Fan by The Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies (HK4As), Gold Awards by Hong Kong Design Awards, Gold Award by Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards (IFVA), London International Awards Gold Award, Bronze Cyber Lion from Cannes Festival, Spike Asia Gold Award, Favorite Website Awards (FWA) and 40 under 40. Henry was an executive committee member of Hong Kong Designer Association from 2007-2012. His recent iPad music apps SoundYeah and Squiggle are selected by Louis Vuitton Digital Discoveries and MoMA New York.