Artists | Vincent Yu
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Vincent Yu has been a photographer with the Associated Press in Hong Kong for 20 years. He has covered major local and international stories including the 2004,2008 Olympic Games, the Asian Tsunami disaster as well as numerous important news events in the Asia Pacific region.

Many of his photos have been recognised with awards from the Hong Kong Press Photographers Association. He was a recipient of the U.S. National Headliner Awards in 2004. His works have also been shown in exhibitions in Hong Kong, mainland China, Hawaii, and Berlin. He has acted as a guest lecturer on photojournalism at the University of Hong Kong.

 
1981 Bought his first film camera
1985 Completed one-year vocational training in photography at the Kwun Tong Vocational Training School
1985 Darkroom technician
Ching Pao, a Hong Kong Chinese language daily newspaper
1985-89 Photographer
Hong Kong Standard
1989 Graduated with a diploma in photography from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
1989 Founding member, Hong Kong Press Photographers’ Association
1989-93 Photographer
Associated Press
1993-94 Photo Editor M. Photo, a photo feature magazine distributed in Greater China
1995- Senior Photographer/Photo Editor
Associated Press
2004-05 Chairman,
Hong Kong Press Photographers’ Association
 
 
EXHIBITION
 
Eyes of the Press group exhibition by Hong Kong Press Photographers Group exhibition
Work by 20 Photographers from Hong Kong
Contemporary Hong Kong, Taiwan, China Photo Exhibition
   
1996
“Cheap but good Art" Exhibition
 
Visual Research  Exhibition
Hong Kong Festival – Berlin
   
2004
Hong Kong Press Photographers Association Annual Award Exhibition
   
2005
Walk ! Don’t Run ( Demonstration Photography by 7 Artists )
連州International photo Exhibition
   
2007
“HKG” exhibition sponsor by Leica
A collection of black and white photographs documenting the effect of change in Hong Kong during the handover period
Cosplay exhibition organize by Art Central
"Our Home, Shek Kip Mei 1954-2006" exhibition
"Refabricating City" Hong Kong and Shenzhen Bi-city Biennale Of Urbanism/Architecture
香港/深圳城市 建築雙城雙年展
   
2009
“ Burdening Representations “ historical memory of China from Hong Kong
“ 阻抗的表演 ” 六四二十週年攝影展
 
 
BOOK
AKTUELL - New works by 20 photographers from Hong Kong
Publish by Agfa Gallery
IN THE EYES OF THE PRESS
Publish by Hong Kong Press Photographers Association
ESTATE REMINISCENCE
Publish by Breakthrough.
HKG
Publish by Vincent Yu
A collection of black and white photographs documenting the effect of change in Hong Kong during the handover period
Our home, Shek Kip Mei 1954-2006
Publish by MCCM creations
The documentary photo project serves as a library of collective memory in remembrance of the oldest public housing estate in Hong Kong, due to be demolished in 2007.
 
 
CD-ROM
50 Hong Kong Contemporary Photographers
 
 

Artworks collected by
Hong Kong Heritage Museum

 

http://www.vincentyu.net

 
 
         
 
 
         
 
 
         
 
 
         
 
 
         
 
 
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