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.
Germany
Waldenbuch
Blue chair figure study, from the series Alex and the blue chair, exploring body form and light in the interplay between a female model (Alex) and a shabby blue chair
United Kingdom
Frome
My love of pictures is deeply entwined with a love of people and is always an ode to great women. Throughout my work portraits of mothers, grandmothers and young women are intrinsic, for it is their stories I wish to tell, beautifully. This project is entitled Heroine, ‘A woman of distinguished cour...
United States of America
Brooklyn
I'm uncomfortable being photographed and have been uncomfortable exposing a lot of skin - even at the beach. Like most females growing up in a big city, the unsolicited and lewd attention, that began in my pre-teen years, made me guarded, feeling ashamed of my body. Now, as a mature woman I've been...
United Kingdom
London
Having never touched a roadbike before, Joseph decided to take up the exercise bike and cycle 840 miles from London to St.Tropez in France (virtually) during the lockdown. He broadcast his journey live on Instagram, with a significant following building up during the tour, he eventually raised £30.0...

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