Finalist, The WYNG Masters Award, 2016

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Title of work: He was lost yesterday and we found him today
Description: The WYNG Masters Award is a non-profit photography award aiming to nurture the growth of photography as an art form in Hong Kong, as well as stimulate dialogue and foster community awareness on socially relevant issues of critical importance to Hong Kong.The mission of the WYNG Masters Award is to stimulate discussion and to encourage development of social responsibility in Hong Kong. It also aims to support and raise the level of photography as an art form in Hong Kong while at the same time employ the medium to consider and discuss pressing social issues facing Hong Kong.Each year, a focused theme is chosen for the award. In the Award’s inaugural 2012/13 cycle, the theme was POVERTY, followed by AIR then WASTE, and the theme for the 2015/16 cycle is IDENTITY.The WYNG Masters Award grants the recipient of the award a cash prize of HK$250,000. The recipient is chosen by an international panel of judges. Each of the six additional finalists will receive HK$15,000 cash. The winner will be announced at the exhibition of finalists’ works in April 2016.

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Awarded date9 Apr 2016
Granting OrganisationsWYNG Foundation