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HKFP Lens: The Affordable Art Fair’s ‘Discovery’ photography prize showcases emerging talent

Emerging photographers across Hong Kong have entered the Affordable Art Fair’s “Discovery: Photography Prize” competition, held in association with Hotel Jen.
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Photo: Tommy Fung.

Nine finalists were chosen for the public’s appraisal at the fair, or on social media.
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Photo: Phey Palma.

After more than 8,000 votes were cast, a final winner has been selected from the competition.
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Photo: Tang King Ho.

The winner – Tommy Fung – is a graphic designer and photographer.
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Photo: Janet Pancho Gupta.

Fung’s work “Flying Taxi” will be exhibited at three Hotel Jen properties in Hong Kong, Beijing and Singapore.
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Photo: Savina Cheung.

In 2014, Fung was one of the finalists at the WYNG Masters Award on the theme of “AIR”.
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Photo: Cheng Tsz Him Alvin.

In 2017, he began a project called “My Surreal Life in Hong Kong” to recreate surreal and funny situations using Photoshop, sharing them on Instagram and Facebook as @surrealhk.
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Photo: Saskia Wesseling.

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Photo: Liu Chi San.

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Photo: Butch Domingo.

HKFP Lens: The Affordable Art Fair’s 'Discovery' photography prize showcases emerging talent