Square China: A Photo Exhibition by Andrew Wong

2012-04-28 11:00 - 2012-05-27 19:00

Square China: A Photo Exhibition by Andrew Wong

When: 29 Apr 2012 to 27 May 2012
Where: The Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre - Lumenvisum
Opening: 28 Apr 2012 Sat 17:00-19:00 (Artist Talk: 15:00-17:00)

An empty sofa stands at a village which has been demolished for a new train line on the outskirts of Beijing, 2011

An empty sofa stands at a village which has been demolished for a new train line on the outskirts of Beijing, 2011
Scanned from 6x6 film, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 11 inches x 11 inches

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Lumenvisum is proud to present "Square China", Andrew Wong's first solo exhibition in Hong Kong. A veteran photojournalist for more than 20 years, the former Chief Photographer at Reuters Beijing bureau and Director of Photography/Chief Photographer, China region at Getty Images, Wong consistently demonstrates in his work the concern for the ordinary people. Capturing the daily life of the Chinese people with plain and intimate observations, the series draws our attentions back on the nature of life, reveals the visual allegories amid rapid transformation and economic development in China.

 

Andrew S.T. Wong
Andrew S.T. Wong is a British Chinese independent photographer and consultant with a focus in the China region. He is now living in Beijing. Andrew started his photojournalist career about three decades ago, when he joined United Press International (UPI) in 1983. He subsequently worked for Reuters as sub-editor, photographer, chief photographer and deputy news pictures editor at different news bureaux and headquarters including Hong Kong, London, Singapore and Beijing.

From 1998 to 2004, Andrew worked as chief photographer at Reuters Beijing bureau where he took care of the greater China region. Upon joining Getty Images in 2004, Andrew set up Getty's first editorial bureau in China and was in charge of the operation up until the end of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Andrew is member of the China region selection committee for World Press Photo Master Class, and he also served as jury member for World Press Photo in 1998 and 2003.

 

Artworks

A Chinese man takes an afternoon nap as a child runs past at a park in Beijing, 2011 A girl runs with a kite as newlyweds have their photos taken in front of a wall of reeds along the riverbank of Chang Jiang, or Yangtze River, in Wuhan, Hubei province, 2011 A Chinese woman helps her father as they walk through the old city area of Yuci in Jinzhong City in Shanxi province, 2012
A Chinese man takes an afternoon nap as a child runs past at a park in Beijing, 2011
Scanned from 6x6 film, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 11 inches x11 inches
A girl runs with a kite as newlyweds have their photos taken in front of a wall of reeds along the riverbank of Chang Jiang, or Yangtze River, in Wuhan, Hubei province, 2011
Scanned from 6x6 film, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 11 inches x 11 inches
A Chinese woman helps her father as they walk through the old city area of Yuci in Jinzhong City in Shanxi province, 2012
Scanned from 6x6 film, Inkjet print on Fine Art Paper, 11 inches x 11 inch

 

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