About Simon Wan 關於尹子聰

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Wan Chi Chung, Simon 尹子聰

Documentary Photographic Artist

Founder of The Photocrafters

Born in 1975- Hong Kong

ExhibitionsGroup Exhibition


The 4rd Russia Photo Festival 2012, Novosibirsk, Russia
May 2012
Selected works of “City-Glow”

Google Art Project
April 2012
Selected works of “City-Glow”


Societe Generale Chinese Art Awards 2010
World tour exhibition from Dec 2010 to May 2011
Hong Kong , Beijing, Shanghai , Paris , Singapore
Selected works of “City-glow”


“Hong Kong Photography Series” Exhibition 2: “ City Flaneur: Social Documentary Photography”
Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong, China
20 June 2010 – 3 January 2011
Selected works of “City-glow”


Shanghai Art Fair 2009, China
MOYT Fine Art International
09 – 13 September
Selected works of “City-glow”

Urban Nightscape: White of Black
Work and Workshop Gallery, Hong Kong, China
10 – 18 January
Selected works of “City-glow”


Hong Kong Central Library Exhibition Gallery & Edge Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Visual Arts Thematic Exhibition 08/09 “Imaging Hong Kong Contemporary Photography Exhibition”
20 December2008 – 17January2009
Presented by Hong Kong Art Development Council & Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Selected works of “City-glow”

Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
“Waiting in the Wings”
2 August – 18 September 2008
Selected works of “City-glow”


Devon House, Tai Koo Place, Hong Kong
“Performing a National Style”
5 – 29 June
Sponsored by Swire Properties
Selected works of “Chinese Workers”


Lianzhou, Guangdong, China
‘Lianzhou International Photo Festival’,
“Un Chau Street”
20 – 26 November

Solo Exhibition


Devon House, Tai Koo Place, Hong Kong
“Un Chau Street”
3 – 13 October
Sponsored by Swire Properties


Devon House, Tai Koo Place, Hong Kong
3 – 13 October
Sponsored by Swire Properties
Completed series of Chapter One “Country Park” and Chapter Two “Urban Stars”

Start-of-the-Art-Gallery, Hong Kong
“Post – Urbanization”
16 – 22 April
Selected works of Chapter One “Country Park”, Chapter Two “Urban Stars” and Chapter Three “Artificial Beauty”


Art Space Exhibition Center, Hong Kong
“Untitled Portrait “
2 – 10 October
Sponsored by Hong Kong Arts Development Council



Societe Generale Chinese Art Awards 2010 final nominees


Nominated candidate for the Prix Pictet – Growth

Selected Teaching Experience


Course leader , “ Oil Street 12” Community Art Project , Art Promotion Office , LCSD

Tutor , Advisor , “ Social Inclusion of all children” , Treats

Tutor , Course leader , 崇正中學 2011/2012 區本計劃 ─ 捕光捉影, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups

Hong Kong Pui Ching Middle School

Kau Yan College, Tai Po


Lecture , Art Talents Pop up ! Poemography Exp , Swire Organisation for Youth Art


Speaker , Hong Kong Heritage Museum , Little eyes on Big Big world

2002 – 2010

Part-time Tutor, Department of Fine Art, University of Hong Kong

October 2007

Program Creator, Host: “DaDaDeDe识多D ” a 9 series TV program teaching primary school student on photography broadcasting on TVB

October 2006

Course leader, ‘Evolution of Documentary Photography’ General Education Unit, HKU

Course leader, ‘Photo Workshop’ The Kwun Tong Image Symphony, Young Friend of HK Art Festival

Instructor coordinator and Judges for the Awards and Editing Panels, ‘ Through Our Eyes’ project, (Season 2005-2006) The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation

October 2005

Course leader and exhibition curators ‘Life Beyond the Lens’ Photo Exhibition, Ho Sin Hang Campus Podium, Hong Kong Baptist University

Artworks collected by

Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Royal China Group (UK)
Societe Generale
Private collection

Selected Medium Interview and Relevant Credits


Interviewed by Now TV


Interviewed by Ming Po , Ming Teens


Interviewed by E-Zone Magazine ,


Interviewed by Milk Magazine , U magazine
Member of the Focuse Group , West Kowloon Cultural District Authority


Interviewed by Camera World Magazine


Interviewed by Ming Po Weekly , U magazine , Cable TV News Channel

The work “Un Chau Street” is collected by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.


Founder of “The Photocrafters”
Radio Interview, Communical Radio one (881), Hong Kong


Two bodies of work form the ‘ Post- Urbanization’ chapter one – ‘Country Park’ and chapter five – ‘ N,E,S,W ’ were collected by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.

Interviewed by ‘ Car Plus’ Magazine on ‘ Someone Special, Photographic Artist – Simon Wan’ January 2004, p.50-56


Review written by Dr. K K Lai titled ‘Hong Kong in Change: City Landscape by So Hing Keung and Simon Wan’ published in ‘PS Magazine’ no.24 Autumn 2004

Images from the body of work – ‘Post – Urbanization ‘Chapter Two – Urban Starts’ were used as cover for above publication


Interviewed by ‘Photo Magazine’ on ‘Photo Cenozoic -Simon Wan’ no.206 P.36-40


Radio Interview, Metro Radio Station, Interviewed by Karen Ching and Dominic Cheng on ‘ Photographer – Simon Wan’


Interviewed by Hong Kong Economic Journal, Ming Po Daily and Sing Tao Daily on the making of ‘Post – Urbanization, Chapter Five – N,E,S,W ‘.


1997 – 2000 University of Wales College
Newport, South Wales, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Documentary Photography

1995 – 1997 Guildford College
Surrey, United Kingdom
National Diploma in Photography

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