1975 · Singapore
Born 1975 and raised in Singapore, Zhou HanShun is a Photographic Artist and Art Director. He graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Singapore and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT - Bachelor of Design with Distinction). His passion as a visual storyteller has been his constant exploration in his dual careers as an Art Director and Photographic Artist.
An avid traveller and citizen of the world, HanShun has lived in various cities including Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong, using photography as a way to discover, investigate and document the culture and people in the places that he has lived in or visited.
HanShun has exhibited at the KG+ Kyotographie Satellite Event (2018), Turnbas Cultural Center in Thessaloniki, Greece for Photoeidolo (2017), the Molekylo Gallery in Sweden, for the Malmo Fotobiennal (2017), the Gallery under Theatre in Bratislava, Slovakia for The Month of Photography Bratislava (2017), the Czech China Contemporary Museum in Beijing for the Songzhuang International Photo Biennale (2017), the PhotoMetria “Parallel Voices” exhibition in Greece (2016), the Addis Fotofest in Ethiopia (2016), among others.
HanShun was awarded a Special Mention at the Balkan Photo Festival (2016), Shortlisted for the Hariban Award (2018 and 2017) and was a finalist of Photolucida Critical Mass (2016), among others.