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Portfolio Review

Exhibition Period
Apr 26 - May 02, 2020
Exhibition date and time
Sun to Sat, 1:30pm - 6:15pm
Exhibition Place
WMA Space

For photographers looking to edit or to further develop their body of work on a consistent theme, WMA is organising one-on-one in-person portfolio review with professional photographers and curators: 

Veronica Sanchis Bencomo

Alfred Ko Chi Keung 

Lam Wai Kit 

Blues Wong Kai Yu 

Each participant will have two 30 minute sessions to discuss their work with two reviewers in either Cantonese or English on a selected day. All types of photography are welcomed.


Reviewer schedule: 

Apr 26 Sunday, 1:30-6:15 pm: Alfred Ko Chi Keung & Blues Wong Kai Yu 

May 2 Saturday, 1:30-6:15 pm: Veronica Sanchis Bencomo & Lam Wai Kit. 

Capacity: 16 photographers

Venue: WMA Space, 8/F, 23-29 Wing Wo Street, Chun Wo Commercial Centre, Central, Hong Kong

We can receive a maximum of 16 photographers, with up to four places reserved for WMA alumni. (We apologize for the limited number of spots, as we have to maintain safe social distance for all parties attending this event at WMA Space)

How to apply: 

  1. Select 10-15 images from up to 2 projects
  2. Prepare a short description of your body of work and a short biography
  3. File format: JPG, 72ppi, 2000px longest edge
  4. Put everything in a zipped folder titled as your
  5. Send the zip files to [email protected] with the subject line “Portfolio Review Application”. Please specify your preference and availability of the review date
  6. Please submit by 11 pm on Apr 20 at the latest

Results will be announced on Apr 24. Selected applicants will be asked to secure their spot with a contribution of two photos to the WMA Open online archive and a deposit at HKD200 (to be refunded on the day, upon completion of the review session). For any enquiries, please reach us at [email protected]

26/4 (Sun)
1:30pm - 6:15pm Portfolio Review Session with Alfred Ko Chi Keung & Blues Wong Kai Yu  


Ko Chi Keung, Alfred 

Born in Hong Kong and studied photography at the Banff School of Fine Arts in Canada.  Ko founded the FOTOCINE School of Photography and the Photo Centre in late 70s and he was named ‘Photographer of the Year’ by the Hong Kong Artists’ Guild in 1992. Ko is a founding member and Honorable member of the Hong Kong Institute of Professional Photographers (HKIPP ). He is also a founding member, former chairman (2013 – 2017 ) and current Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong International Photo Festival (HKIPF).

Wong Kai Yu, Blues

Blues Wong is a photography critic and independent curator. His literature was selected for Daido Moriyama’s ‘Reflection and Refraction’ exhibition catalogue; he is a contributor for Hong Kong section of Martin Parr and WassinkLundgren’s ‘The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the Present’ (Aperture, 2015). Wong is the museum expert advisor (Hong Kong photography) for the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.


2/5 (Sat)
1:30pm - 6:15pm Portfolio Review Session with Veronica Sanchis Bencomo & Lam Wai Kit  


Veronica Sanchis Bencomo

Veronica Sanchis Bencomo is a Spanish-Venezuelan photographer, curator and art writer based in Hong Kong. She graduated in 2010 with a BA Photojournalism at the University of Wales Trinity Saint Davis. During 2010, Bencomo was nominated photographer of the year, the Guardian Student Media Awards, and the Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales Photographic Portrait Commission 2010. Her images have appeared in Bloomberg, Monocle magazine, YLE News website, Helsinki Sanomat (Helsinki, Finland) and AFP. She founded Foto Féminas in 2014, which promotes the works of female Latin American and Caribbean photographers.

Lam Wai Kit 

Graduated with an MFA from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003, and a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London, UK in 1996. She is a lecturer of “Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Photography” at the University of Hong Kong, School of Professional and Continuing Education. Her media included photography, video art, text, sound and installation. She was awarded “Second award: III Certamen d’Arts Plàstiques Ciutat de Felanitx 2017”, Felanitx, Spain.