Photo-storytelling Workshop

Exhibition Period
May 30 - Jun 13, 2020
Exhibition date and time
Sat to Sat, 2PM - 4PM
Exhibition Place
WMA Space

WMA Photo-storytelling Workshop will be led by Dustin Shum Wan Yat, photographic artist and co-founder of artist run space, The Salt Yard. Over three weekly online sessions, participants will enhance their storytelling capacity through practices with the use of text and images from the WMA Open photo archive as a jumpoff point.

The online workshop will be held via Zoom and conducted in Cantonese.

Date: 30 May (2-4 pm), 6 June (2-5 pm), 13 June (2-4 pm), Saturday

Capacity: 10, on first come first serve basis (with up to two places reserved for WMA alumni)

For workshop details and how to sign up: please refer to the Chinese page.

About the instructor 

Dustin Shum is a Hong Kong based photographer and independent curator. He graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Photographic Design. Shum has received awards for outstanding documentary photography by the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Press Photographers Association, the World Association of Newspapers and Publishers, and Amnesty International. His work is collected by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA) and the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, and is widely exhibited internationally and locally. Shum has published several photobooks including Live Alone a Life: People with Mental Illness, Themeless Parks, Life and Times and BLOCKS. In 2013, Shum co-founded The Salt Yard, an independent, artist-run exhibition space dedicated to photography, where he curated a number of exhibitions by overseas and local photographers. 

Shum also often publishes articles on photography discourse under the pen name “Fotopiggie” or in his own name. For details, see:

Image/ Marco Sanges, Luminous from WMA Open archive