WMA Introduces Theme of 2019/20 Cycle – Light
At the closing of the WMA Opportunity Cycle themed exhibition on 23rd April, 2019, the organiser of the non-profit issue-based photography programmes announced the theme of the next cycle is LIGHT.
Since its inauguration in 2011, WMA has invited photographers and image artists worldwide to respond with photography/ image works to an annual theme relating to important social issues of Hong Kong. Past issues explored included Poverty, Air, Waste, Identity, Mobility, Transition and Opportunity. The visual works that responded the past themes non-profit series of programmes had successfully driven discussions locally and internationally about the current situation of Hong Kong.
The call for submissions of WMA Masters and WMA Commission of the Light cycle will begin on 1 June 2019. All entries must relate to the theme and context of Hong Kong. An exhibition will be held in Hong Kong during Spring 2020.