TSE Ming Chong 謝明莊
Tse Ming Chong, co-founder of Lumenvisum. Tse has practiced as a photographer and a photography educator for more than 30 years. He received his master degree in Imaging and Communication from Goldsmiths College, University of London in 2004, after finishing his bachelor’s degree in Communication from Hong Kong Baptist University in 2003. Tse is not only a photographer, he is interested in every image-making media, time media and theatre art. His works focus on how individuals behave in relation with history and society.
Tse's photographic installation ‘Hong Kong Diary '94’ was shown at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography in the exhibition “-ism ’95: The 1st Tokyo International Photo-Biennale”. He was awarded "Fellowship for Artistic Development" by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 1997. In 2003, he received the British Chevening Scholarship from British Council Hong Kong. In 2017, he received Award for Arts Promotion from Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2016 and the Professional Achievement Award from The British Council Hong Kong Alumni Awards 2017. His works are collected by the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum and Hong Kong Film Archive.
Photography is the tool I use to observe and to narrate what I see: it is a manifestation of the way I want to give of myself to the world.
A record of sleepless.