WMA is pleased to announce the five finalists for its 2019/20 Masters award on ‘Light’. Finalists’ photographic works responding to the theme, ‘Light’, in the context of Hong Kong, will be exhibited in Spring 2021. The winner of the WMA Masters will be announced during the exhibition.
‘After Opportunity’ is an exhibition on paper designed to respond to ‘Opportunity’, the theme of WMA 2018/19. Using the ‘meta publishing’ format, it puts on show the work of seven artists in sync with the current situation in Hong Kong.
WMA is pleased to announce the recipient of the WMA x FORMAT Fellowship. The recipient, Caleb Fung, will be visiting FORMAT Festival at Derby in Fall 2020, for participating in a series of facilitated learning and development opportunities.
WMA is delighted to announce an artist residency opportunity in collaboration with the FORMAT Festival. The residency, to take place partly in Derby during the next FORMAT Festival and partly in London, will be held from April 23-29, 2020. Artists who participate in the Light cycle of WMA Masters are eligible to apply by 31 October 2019 (23:59, HKT).
The WMA Masters is pleased to announce the seven finalists for its 2018/19 award on Opportunity. Finalists’ photographic works, responding to the theme in the context of Hong Kong, will be exhibited at the Hong Kong City Hall mid-April 2019. The winner of the WMA Masters will be announced at the opening of the exhibition.
The WMA Masters welcomes image submissions from across the globe. Entries must relate to the theme, “Opportunity”, and be relevant to Hong Kong. Finalists will be selected by an international panel of judges and their works will be exhibited in Hong Kong in Spring 2019. The winner of the WMA Masters will receive a cash prize of HK$250,000. Each finalist will receive HK$15,000.
Submission Period 1/6 – 28/9/2018
The winner of this year’s WMA Masters and the recipient of the WMA Commission were announced on the 14 April, 2018 at the WMA opening ceremony. YIM Sui-fong’s The Unlocked Space won the the WMA Masters and received a cash prize of HK$250,000. LEE Kai-chung is the WMA Commission recipient. LEE will receive HK$250,000 grant that contribute towards the production of his proposal and a public event featuring the completed work, which will be given a place in the WMA Collection.
The WMA Masters is a non-profit photography award aiming to nurture the growth of photography as an art form in Hong Kong, as well as stimulate dialogue and foster community awareness on socially relevant issues of critical importance to Hong Kong.