This is a website devoted to things I paint and draw. I have studied drawing under Yu Kemin (于克敏) at Yunnan Arts Institute (云南艺术学院) and painting under Stephan Balleux at Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels.
Svenska Konstnärsförbundet (Swedish Artists Association)
ACADEMIC DEGREES AND QUALIFICATIONS
PhD in Philosophy at Hong Kong University (2020). Title of Dissertation: Spinoza and the Inevitable Perfection of Being. This dissertation won the Li Ka Shing Prize for best PhD thesis 2018-2019.
Certificate of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Hong Kong University (2015).
Bachelor of Arts: Major in Literature, minor in ancient Greek, Uppsala University, top grade (2015). Title: Herdens tragiska bett: En undersökning av det tragiska ögonblicket i Nietzsches Så talade Zarathustra mot bakgrund av den tyska idealismens tanketradition.
Master of Arts in Theoretical Philosophy – Uppsala University, top grade (2014). Title: Actual Infinity in God and creatures – A Leibnizian Inquiry.
Bachelor of Arts: Major in Philosophy, minor in Latin – Uppsala University, top grade (2010). Title: The Role of the Absolute in the Philosophical Systems of Hegel and Kant.
International Baccalaureate, IB South, Stockholm, 40/45 points (2006).
Panentheism and Religious Life Fellowship, John Templeton Foundation (2021).
Li Ka Shing Prize for academic excellence (2018-2019).
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (2015-2019).
(As part of a team) HKU Class of ’84 Social Inclusion Fund – Social Activities Grant for HKU United – Connecting Through Digital Storytelling (2016).
Örstöms Scholarship for studies in ancient Greek and Latin (2008-2009).
“Spinoza’s Evanescent Self” (forthcoming in Journal of Modern Philosophy).
“Report on the 21st International Conference of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society, Nietzsche, Life, and The Art of Living” (2015: published in The Mole by the International Nietzsche Society).
PUBLISHED PROSE AND POETRY
“Emerald Eyes,” in The Cosmic Bulletin II, published by the Institute of the Cosmos (2021).
“Never shall there be a shade,” in The Old Future’s Almanac, annual of the art gallery Flatland (Chicago, US) (2021).
“Letters from Plants to Humans,” in The Cosmic Bulletin, published by the Institute of the Cosmos in collaboration with The Riga International Biennal of Contemporary Art 2, RIBOCA2 ( 2020).
Various poems in “Mingled Voices 3”, Proverse Hong Kong (2019).
Beyond Brightness, Proverse Hong Kong (2016). The publication of this short story collection was supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.
“Spinoza’s Negation Theory of Error and its Metaphysical Foundation” at Septième Séminaire de philosophie moderne à Bruxelles: “L’épistémologie de l’erreur à l’époque moderne”, Université Libre de Bruxelles (December 2019).
“Spinoza on Infinity and Contingency” at Department Seminar, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong (January 2019).
“Spinoza and Leibniz on the Advantages of Having an Infinitely Unfamiliar Mind” at Seminario del Centro Interdipartimentale di studi su Descartes e il Seicento in collaborazione con il Centre d’études cartésiennes Paris-Sorbonne, Università del Salento, Lecce (March 2018).
“Spinoza’s Dual Concept of Perfection” at Spinozanum Collegianum II, University of Groningen, Groningen (July 2017).
“Spinoza’s Theology of the Infinite and its Role in the Love of Fate” at Infinity in Early Modern Philosophy – The NYC Workshop, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem (June 2016).