Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive

Wong Hi Sun 王希慎
Name in pinyin: Wang Xishen
Also known as:
Place of birth: Singapore
Dates: 1958-
Art Medium: photography
Wong was raised in Hong Kong. He is a self-taught photographer, maintaining a studio and darkroom at home. In recent years, Wong has been focusing on photographing rural China. His works have been collected by Polaroid Collections, Polaroid Corporation, USA, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong, and various private collectors in America and Europe. His works were featured in annual fund raising events for Houston Center of Photography, Houston, USA, in 1999, 2001 and 2002.
Leaves on Wood (1993) Polaroid print size unknownLily Profile (1993) Polaroid transfer on watercolour paper size unknownMilk Bottles (1994) Polaroid image transfer on watercolouor paper size unknownFlower #2 (1995) Carbon print size unknown
Flower #1 (1995) Carbon print size unknownRural China Series: Kitchen (1995) Silver Gelatin print size unknownBookstand (1996) Polaroid image transfer on watercolour paper size unknownRural China Series: Xiao Xia (2001) Silver gelatin print size unknown
China West Series: Yaden 2 (2001) Carbon print size unknownChina West Series: Mingsha Shan Top (2001) Fresson print size unknownChina West Series: Bad Land (2002) Fresson print size unknownChina West Series: Wood Structure (2002) Carbon print size unknown
China West Series: Captured Eagle (2002) 2 Polaroid Black and White prints 4x5 in.China West Series: Xinjiang Tree (2002) Fresson print size unknownRural China Series: Farming (2002) Silver gelatin print size unknownRural China Series: Sister and Brother (2002) Silver gelatin print size unknown
Rural China Series: Teacher’s Quarter (2002) 3 Silver gelatin prints size unknownLeaves on Tree Trunk (date unknown) Polaroid image size unknownTwo Calla Lilies (date unknown) Polaroid image transfer on watercolour paper size unknownSo Zhou (date unknown) Polaroid image transfer on watercolour paper size unknown
 
Click on title below to access the material concerning this artist:
Author 作者 Year Title of Article [Related Information]
Kubin, Wolfgang 2004 Floating Signs: Art as Life, Life as Art in Contemporary Hong Kong [Discussion on Almond Chu, Ann Mak & Hisun Wong, in English]
Wong Hi Sun 王希慎 2003 Artist's Statement [in English]
 
Contact the artist: hisun@mac.com, hisun@me.com
Official artist website: http://www.hisunwong.com/Site/Welcome_首页.html


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Last updated: 05 Apr, 2017.