About Dustin Shum

Dustin Shum is a Hong Kong based documentary photographer. He graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Photographic Design. Shum has received many awards for outstanding documentary photography over the years, including those by the World Association of Newspapers and Publishers, and Amnesty International. In his work, Shum focuses on the relationship between individuals and urban spaces, the living conditions of local disadvantaged groups, and the transformation of Chinese cities and towns in rapidly developing economy. His works have been exhibited in solo and group shows locally and internationally. His works have been collected by the SFMoMA, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, and private collectors. Shum has also published several photobooks including Live Alone a Life: People with Mental Illness (2007), and Themeless Parks: Photographs by Dustin Shum (2008), Life and Times (2014) and BLOCKS (2014)

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