Alice Wong




Name: Alice Wong
School: Design Academy Eindhoven
Country: Netherlands
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Alice Wong received her Master degree in Information Design recently this summer from the Design Academy Eindhoven. During her study, she investigated how the different ways of storytelling contributes to our constantly changing perception of reality. Her Master thesis project "Reconstructing Reality" shows how Information Design and storytelling can be merged as a tool to reconstruct reality and engage the audiences. Alice believes life is composed of a series of stories and will continue to practice to be both an inspiring storyteller and information designer.

Her work "Reconstructing Reality" is currently on display at the Design Academy Eindhoven during the period of the Dutch Design Week, also available at missalicewong.com.

Alice Wong has been awarded the Design Student of the Year 2010 from Hong Kong Designers Association and became the recipient of the HKDA Scholarship. In 2010, Alice was awarded for the Gold Award in Graphic Design while studying at Caritas College of Careers in Hong Kong.





Director: Alice Wong
Year of production 2015
Genre Documentary / Experimental
Length 12'

Reconstructing Reality

My father was murdered in 1992 when I was 3 years old. During the initial stage of my thesis research I concentrated on finding out the true nature of the event. The truth would reveal itself through gathering data. As I researched archives and spoke to different witnesses I found out they all have different perspectives. Their stories are framed in different ways. The more I learned about what happened, the more unlikely it became that I would ever find the truth. I discovered how our minds constantly reconstruct reality and turn it into multiple stories. A ‘real story’ is an oxymoron.



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