After winning the bronze (open category, 2001) and distinguish award (youth category, 1997) of the Hong Kong Independent Film and Video Awards, domting graduated from California Institute of the Arts in 2001.
Since then he’s been working in different positions within the media industry and occasionally makes videos for Re-Records/Lona Records related artists, plus music videos and live visual design (notably for Anthony Wong 黃耀明 / Tat Ming Pair 達明一派 / Rubberband / Tsoi Sai-Ho to name but a few) and creates sonic manipulation material under the alias Shelf-Index. Besides participating in different experimental events, he is also a member of the DJ crew “Are Friends Electric?” and founded “SYNC SING SIN” alongside Alok, Jamline and AWI.
Apart from throwing parties in clubs and art galleries, plus supporting the likes of Filastine, Bok Bok, Dexplicit, Deville, Nguzunguzu, and JCC, with his deep love of cultural clashes and the exploration of possibilities, Shelf-Index also participates in the Bi-Annual vintage Canto-Pop party series ( presented by Trentchtown Music ), and picked up the duties to curate 2014’s FreeSpace Festival (alongside Mike Orange@ Chochukmo and William Lane @ HKNME), bringing in artists including DJ/ Rupture and Howie Lee for local collaborative performances. Shelf also held the position of Creative Consultant at Renaissance Foundation since 2013.
From 2015-2017 he worked on the audio/visual project “Gravity Alterstra” with Alok and vocalist Janni, actively performing in Festivals and live events, and also runs a regular column in Boom Magazine, promoting the party culture.
Shelf index VJ'd at the first BOUNCE on 11th November 2020 and will return on 14 April 2021 at The Grounds at the AIA Vitality Park