Siu Wai Hang primarily engages with photography. His work makes use of different methods and photographic principles to express Siu’s solicitude for society and his contemplation on the medium.
Local history threads Siu’s practice and is the vessel through which he uncovers the values of Hong Kong. He is interested in depicting landscapes and objects for they connect people with collective memories. The subject matters are coupled with his take on the nature and strength of photography, highlighting the encounter between traditional photography and contemporary digital work.
Siu was the recipient of the First Price of Hong Kong Photobook Dummy Award 2021, the Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize (2018) and the WYNG Masters Award (2014 and 2016). He was also named ifva Emerging Talent in 2016.
His works were collected by The New York Public Library(US), M+ Museum(HK) and private collectors worldwide and exhibited in New York, Germany, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China.
Siu currently lives and works in Hong Kong, and holds teaching positions at various universities and art institutions.