Katherine Cheng

Photographer + Videojournalist
[CBC] First Persons: Parallel Lives
Location: Toronto, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Biography: Katherine is a documentary and conceptual photographer based between Toronto and Hong Kong. Exploring themes of climate crisis, Asian diaspora, and social movements, she believes in the power of visual storytelling to connect one another and drive... MORE
[CBC] First Persons: Parallel Lives
katherine cheng
Jun 4, 2022
Location: Hong Kong
My parents immigrated from Hong Kong to Canada and I was born in Toronto. Years later, I moved back to Hong Kong and finally understood what their journey across seas must have been like.

To read the full story, please visit CBC First Persons.

Parallel lives
Katherine Cheng’s parents left Hong Kong in 1990. Three decades years later, the Toronto-born photographer retraced her family’s immigration journey.
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