Yilin Wong

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I'm originally from Hong Kong. Having lived in multiple countries from a young age, I have come across people from all walks of life. These experiences, both good and bad, have influenced her culturally and personally. My work revolves around travel, diasporas, and the human condition. I combine my interests in image-making and graphics to share stories of my own and other’s experiences living in an increasingly globalized world.

Woman looking through a Chinese herbal store in Hong Kong. Although disputed in Western culture, there are still many traditional herbal medicine stores operating in Hong Kong. As contemporary as Hong Kong is, traditional herbal medicine is very much a part of Hong Kong's identity, one that many find comfort in and have fond (or traumatizing) memories of, just as I remember painstakingly drinking a bowl of bitter herbal soup my grandma made to help promote my health. This photograph shows a glimpse of the importance that traditional herbal medicine holds in Hong Kong's contemporary society.

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Italy
Carpi
As an oyster to the shell we are tied to our bodies Plato wrote, so the body of the woman is tied to an indelible collective imagination and in the same way I am tied to my body and theirs.
United Kingdom
MAIDSTONE
Normally, my work consists of documenting other people, light underwater or just capturing mundane life. However, while at home in isloation, it made me try other ways of creating work. It forced me to photograph myself when I don't normally like to and I found it to be a very valuable exp...
Italy
Cesena
The image of woman has always been defined by symbology and stereotypes which despite all the fights and the achievements are still present in the contemporary society. The search of a proper and collective identity guides this project, not to give us answers but to leave us with old and new ques...
Canada
Toronto
I had just arrived a few days before at my artist residency in rural India, near a small village called Andore in Rajasthan. I was there to photograph and identify wildlife as reference material for my scratchboard portraits. I had acquainted myself with the surrounding farms and the pathways t...
United States of America
Homestead
As quarantine went on I'm sure all of us felt an urge to find value in the simpler things in life, those things we would take for granted. I began to find value, both artistically and emotionally, in the simple life the my dog Jack lives every day. While every being has their trials and tribulations...

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