Chun Wai is a curator and photographer who is based in Hong Kong, his motherland, as well as a course coordinator and lecturer of the postgraduate Diploma in Photography at the SPACE of Hong Kong University.
Chun earned the Diplôme national supérieur d'expression plastique (DNSEP), an advanced degree in Visual Arts, from the Ministry of Culture in France. He subsequently opened his own studio there and pursued an artistic course integrating the essence of Western contemporary art into traditional Chinese aesthetics.
The world Chun constituted with his images reveals his inner mind. Chun works in different Asia cities. In an era filled with drastic changes, his works questioning the social reality. Chun chooses the form of documentation as the medium of his discourse within the contextual background of our contemporary time to explore the essence of being. With romantic narration, Chun’s art projects, poetic, solemnity and sentimental, reflect his view on humanity in a calm and subtle way.
In 2011, he established Health In Action, an international NGO, to promote humanitarian services in Asian countries. In 2012, Chun was appointed as a Member of the Academic Committee of the Dali International Photo Festival.