Billy HC Kwok
Billy H.C. Kwok (b. 1989, Hong Kong) is a photojournalist specializing in editorial assignments across Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and South East Asia regions. Kwok started his career as a reporter in newspapers in Hong Kong, and began working as an independent photojournalist for international media. He is a dedicated photographer focusing on humanity and environmental issues.
He has worked for clients such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Washington Post, Libération, The Globe And Mail, New Republic, People Weekly and Sina photo.
His images has been published in Time, USA Today, National Post, CNBC among others.
Since 2013, Kwok has been working on a long-term project covering refugee relationships in Hong Kong: From Transit to New Lives: A Permanently Temporary Status, and at the same time conducting a project on male prostitutes in China’s Pearl River Delta: Sister Chang’e.
Kwok is highly observant and adaptable to cultural and environmental diversity. Equipped with a camera, he possesses an immense curiosity for finding unfamiliarities in the familiar, in order to explore the less represented sides of different places and peoples. Apart from generating still images, he works both individually and collaboratively for multimedia storytelling.
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