CURATOR & CREATIVE CONSULTANT
FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR at INJURY
MUSICIAN & SOUND ARTIST
2004 - Present Founder & Creative Director
Australian Fashion Designer Label & Creative House
Eugene Leung has been involved in Sydney street arts and found his own fashion label INJURY in Sydney 2004. He presented his debut INJURY fashion collection in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in Melbourne, Australia in 2005. His fashion collection has been showing at Rosemount Fashion Week Sydney regularly and he has just shown his latest collection SS17 [Collection#25] and AW16 [6 seconds] collection runway showed on official Paris Fashion Week Calendar, SS16 [The Game Has Changed] collection runway showed on official New York Fashion Week Calendar.
INJURY has earned continuous support from celebrities in Australia and overseas, such as Guy Sebastian, Ronan Keating, Huang Xiao Ming, Shu qi, Sammi Cheng and Eason Chan. Over 300 press coverage all over the world including WAD magazine, WWD, So-en, New York Times, Mens non-no, Sense, Elle Magazine, Marie Claire, Sydney Morning Herald and the Age etc. The brand is fully distributed in Asia, subsequent collections were sold to over 80 selected retailers internationally including Oak NYC, Isetan, I.T., D-mop, Liger Store, Harvey Nichols, Alter Style, The Fashion Door and NY Fashion etc.
Eugene has designed and creative directed over 35 collections for INJURY menswear and womenswear collection, music composing and video art. He was involved in community projects such as the Asian Social Innovation Consortium, participated at ‘108 Stories of Social Innovation’ exhibition and has also shown his work as an artist, in ‘open source’ Raum500 in Munich, and his lighting installation artwork ‘Danger Fragile’ in Hong Kong.
Well recognized by the fashion industry, he has also been invited to be speaker for numerous international events, including Business of Design Week 2015, panel forum with Iris Apfel in May 2017 as well as being the Curator & Creative Director for the award winning FFFRIDAY 2017 & FFFRIDAY 2018, organized by Fashion Farm Foundation. He was also the Curator & Creative Director for DDHK - Sham Shui Po Fashion Parade, organised by Hong Kong Design Centre, which was a surreal fashion street happening at Cheung Yee Street in December 2018.
Eugene has also created a 23mins ambient music track as a collaborator with Architect Manfred Yuen (Groundwork Architect) for a massive Inflatable art for a 400sqm K11 Art Space exhibition in Sept – Oct 2018. A vinyl album has been released internationally in early 2019. Eugene was also invited to perform his original electronic music live set at Down/ Under Space in Sydney Australia in March 2019 alongside with Miles Brown (Melbourne) and Fabric.
June 2018 - Feb 2019 Curator & Creative Director
Fashion Farm Foundation - FFFRIDAY 2018
Sept - Dec 2018 Curator & Creative Director
Hong Kong Design Centre - Design District Hong Kong Sham Shui Po Fashion Parade 2018 - FASCINATION STREET
May - Dec 2018 Curator & Creative Director
Fashion Farm Foundation - FFFRIDAY 2017
Panel Speaker at Kulture Salon 11, as Fashion Curator Aug 2018
Panel speaker for ‘Retail Fashion Forum’ organized by ITC- HK Polytechnic University March 2018
Panel speaker as Fashion Brand Founder & Musician for Kulture Salon 11 Aug 2017
Panel speaker with Iris Apfel in Hong Kong May 2017, organized by Hong Kong Landmark
Speaker, Pop-up Theatre, HK-SZ Architecture Biennale 2016
Guest lecturer & Speaker for Macao Fashion Gallery 2016
Guest lecturer for Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) 2015
Speaker for Fashion Design Session for Business Of Design Week (BODW) Dec 2015
Original Music live set at Down/ Under Space, Sydney March 2019
INJURY debut vinyl album release, February 2019
Judge for PolyU Fashion Show June 2017
INJURY invited as collaborator with the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, designed and exhibited a couture piece that was auctioned at charity event ‘Bring Me A Book’ Hong Kong April 2016
Member of Asian Consortium, Social Innovation (J.C.DISI) 2015-2016
Ageless Catwalk community project, 10 Day Fest 2015
INJURY awarded Best fashion brand of the year, PH Value, Shanghai 2013
“My Birthday Party” community art project co-created by Oil Street Art Space and xchange social gastronomy Feb 2017
Exhibited as Tagaholic in “108 Stories of Social Innovation” Oct – Nov 2015
‘Danger Fragile’ Lighting Art Installation, Hong Kong 2012
Exhibited in “opensource” Raum 500, Munich 2004
University of New South Wales BArch, Bachelor of Architecture 1995-2000