Alice Wong is a Story Designer based in Eindhoven. She translates research findings into a multi-perspective story. Her research question rooted in understanding how reality is shaped. Her principal topic of interest is the intersection of biographical documentary, media and social phenomena. Together with Aryan Javaherian, they aim to increase awareness of truths and be critical with the presented information, by enabling the audience to comprehend complex research easily.
She was born in the Netherlands and grew up in Hong Kong. After awarded for Design Student of the Year 2010 by Hong Kong Designers Association with her design graduation project 'Happiness', she entered the Design Academy Eindhoven.
In 2015, she graduated from the MA Information Design at Design Academy Eindhoven with ‘Reconstructing Reality’. In the following years, she won Dioraphte Award from Nederlands Film Festival, Best Experimental Film Award from Crossroad Film Festival in 2018, Best Experimental Film Award from Unishorts 2017, Special Mention from One-Reeler Short Film Competition Los Angeles 2017, Best Film Editing Award from Bangalore Film Festival 2017 and Best Film Editing Award from I.V. Filmmerfest Hamburg 2017 with her MA graduation project. In 2017, she was nominated for the Keep An Eye Grant.
In early 2016, she was commissioned by Schiphol Real Estate to create a short introduction video for Eindhoven design studio The Enrichers.
In late 2016 till early 2018, she was invited to collaborate with Amsterdam design studio thonik and Film Designer Alexandre Humbert on the UNESCO documentary 'Weaving Stories'.
She was selected by Jan Boelen to be one of the on-stage hosts for #TVclerici, a mashed-up media and design studio show of Design Academy Eindhoven in Salone del Mobile 2017.
On 11 November 2017, she was commissioned by Current Obsession to collaborate with Matylda Krzykowski on 'Design Date', a format that combines the exchange of knowledge with entertainment, inspired by the British TV programme 'Blind Date'.
In 2017-2018, she was a grantee of Stimuleringsfonds' Talent Development Grant.
'Double 11' is a 2-month investigative design project which was selected to be exhibited together with 8 other selected DAE alumni at Geo-Design, Alibaba: From here to your home, curated by Joseph Grima and Martina Muzi, took place in van Abbemuseum from 13 October to 11 November 2018. Photo by Peter Cox.
'Double 11' was again exhibited together with Design Academy Eindhoven during Milan Design Week 2019. Photo by Nicole Marnati.
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On 16 November 2018, Jeroen Junte invited her to present her works at Parkhuis de Zwijger - The Best from Dutch Design Week 2018.
'The Imagination of Human' (without beginning & end) that we composed after participating in Jerusalem Design Week 2019.
'Marriage Matters' is a research project about leftover women. From 13 September to 8 December 2019, it has been showcasing at 'Family Fictions' at Extra City Kunsthal in Antwerpen, an exhibition curated by Laura Herman & Charlotte van Buylaere.
'Marriage Matters' was also exhibited at TAC during Dutch Design Week 2019. Photo by Kamil Parzychowski.
During Dutch Design Week 2019, 'The Imagination of Human' is further developed to 'US & THEM' and exhibited at areafiftyone skate park in Strijp-S. Photo by Kamil Parzychowski.