Dustin Shum

Location: Hong Kong
Nationality: Hong Kong
Biography: Dustin Shum was born and currently lives in Hong Kong. He graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Photographic Design.  A photojournalist for more than ten years, he now works... read on
Wired featuring Speed Demon project
dustin shum
Sep 28, 2016
Big thanks to Wired for introducing my ongoing project Speed Demon which is about the high speed railway system of China. I focus on the living environment along the railways, showing how the system has changed people’s habitat and revealing the mindset of the authority behind this massive infrastructure project. 


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Introducing my b/w archive in Instagram

By Dustin Shum — Roughly during the sovereignty handover of Hong Kong in 1997, I decided to focus my photography in colour, refining my visual narrative with the..

BLOCKS chosen as one of the best books in 2016

By Dustin Shum — Much overwhelmed! Thanks to publisher Éanna de Fréine for selecting BLOCKS as one of the best books of 2016 for Photo-eye blog...
Exhibitions News

Introducing "(Don't) Dare to Dream", an experimental 360 imagery series

By Dustin Shum — It's a pleasure for me to introduce my new experiemental series by using 360 photography entitled ( Don't) Dare to Dream.  The series is..

BLOCKS featured in European Photography #99 Hong Kong Issue

By Dustin Shum — It's a pleasure for me to have my series BLOCKS featured in European Photography , the  biannual  independent art magazine for..

BLOCKS featured in GUP Magazine website

By Dustin Shum — I'm always a big fan of renouned Dutch photography magazine GUP. It's without question a great pleasure to have my works featured in their website!..

Interview by World Photography Organisation

By Dustin Shum — I'm very happy to be interviewed by Matthew Oxley of World Photography Organisation. It's a rare opportunity for me to express my view in..

Hong Kong & Taiwan Showcase in Angkor Photo Festival 2015

By Dustin Shum — I'm very happy to be one of the 18 photographers from Hong Kong and Taiwan featured in a showcase projection in the upcoming Angkor Photo..

"Themeless Parks" is included in "The Chinese Photobook" published by Aperture

By Dustin Shum — It's been a great pleasure for me to learn that my 2008 photobook Themeless Parks  is included in The Chinese Photobook edited by Martin..

"Interest in Hong Kong Photography Remains Low"

By Dustin Shum — For those who may have interest in global photography scene, here is an article by Hong Kong art critic John Batten on the current status of Hong..

My new website is here finally!

By Dustin Shum — Finally I have my website ready! It's a pleasure for me to be a part in the fotovisura community. And thanks for the help from Adriana and..
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