I was born and raised in the New Territories, Hong Kong. My first job was when I was 15, I worked as a dishwasher at a pizza parlor in Canada while attending high school during a year off sabbatical. I got laid off in a couple weeks for dropping too many dishes. My next job was as a waiter at a restaurant in Chinatown, the tips were good, the cooks were all great, and were individuals full of humor and enthusiasm. I learned early on, that every one has a story to share, and rightfully so.

A year later I moved back to Hong Kong and completed high school, thereafter I worked at a local advertising agency for a year while studying a communications diploma before pursuing a higher education abroad. I picked up my first digital camera along the way in 2004, and in 2006, went on to study a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in Integrated design and minoring in management at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

Upon returning to Hong Kong after the summer of 2010, I started working for a Swedish fashion label in the city where I worked my way up from marketing manager to brand manager. In between, I would also freelance photography and performance gigs. Two years later towards the end of 2012, I resigned from the retail sector and committed myself as a photographer and artist.

Over the years, I have gathered experience in photography, film, music, dance and performance, writing, design, charity, events, business, branding and consultancy.

In 2017, I decided to move back to Montreal. I am currently working on my first book and music album. 

- Yuwei




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