KATHERINE KY CHENG
Photographer and Videojournalist
[2019-2021] Hong Kong Protests: Behind the Front Lines
[IEPL] Through the Five Senses
[China Dialogue] Guardians of the Pearl River Delta
[Globe and Mail] Dance of the Lion, Year of the Tiger
[CBC] Parallel Lives
[WSJ] Female Fund Managers Have More to Prove
DOCUMENTARY FILM & VIDEO
‘I’ve fought hard to be seen’: Meet The Narwhal’s 2022 BIPOC photojournalism fellows
Ryan Wilkes and Katherine Cheng both found themselves behind the lens as photojournalists in somewhat unexpected ways. In 2019, Ryan was about to enter the world of research as his PhD in biomedical engineering came to a close in New Zealand, when he realized that picking up a camera would help scientists have a better impact on the world. And working deep in the nonprofit sector, Katherine...
Sep 28, 2022
[CBC] First Persons: Parallel Lives
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. Cbc.ca
Jun 4, 2022
Shine On Exhibition: Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
Wherever you looked, 2020 was a year of seeing many things anew—a year of 20/20 vision, so to speak—and the impacts are still reverberating all around us. Between the global pandemic and the protests for racial justice, our worlds came more sharply into view and the need for change became ever more pronounced. Given photography’s role in shaping how we look and what we see,...
Apr 1, 2022
Is Hong Kong Wildlife Trafficking on the Brink?
Is Hong Kong Illegal Wildlife Trade On the Brink? On paper, 2021 was a notable year for those fighting Hong Kong illegal wildlife trade, with an amendment of the local Organised and Serious Crimes Ordinance (OSCO) and the effects of COVID-19 becoming increasingly visible. However, the data shows that wildlife trafficking has not slowed down, and that powers from the OSCO bill have not yet...
Jan 26, 2022
Visura Exhibition Announcement
Exhibition: 2021 International Environmental Photography Lab Native Agency (Jan 18, 2022) The International Environmental Photography Lab Mentorship Program (2021) The International Environmental Photography Lab was a six month, online mentoring program presented by Native Agency in collaboration with Grün Berlin , Neue Schule für Fotografie Berlin (New School for...
Jan 18, 2022
HKFP Lens: Hong Kong Botany
“In dense urban areas such as Hong Kong, the human connection to nature can at times feel distant. Concrete blocks and glass skyscrapers surround the city centre, interrupted only by carefully curated gardens and nature parks. With the unrelenting pressures of Covid-19 and political tension, many have turned to the outdoors for some peace.This series, by photographer Katherine Cheng,...
Jan 1, 2022
Katherine KY Cheng
Katherine Cheng is a documentary photographer and videojournalist based between Toronto and Hong Kong, covering breaking news, daily events, and feature stories.
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