Wing Shyaウィン・シャ

presented by BMW

curated by Karen Smith

In the mood for love, 2000. Courtesy of Wing Shya.

In the mood for love, 2000. Courtesy of Wing Shya.

RUN RUN KIDS, 1997. Courtesy of Wing Shya.

Born 1964 in Hong Kong, Shya returned to Hong Kong following fine art studies at Emily Carr Institute in Canada to found the design studio Shya-la-la Workshop. Appointed exclusive photographer and graphic designer for Wong Kar-Wai’s Happy Together in 1997, he then continued his collaboration with Wong on In the Mood for Love, Eros and 2046. Now a director in his own right, Shya began making music videos for artists Karen Mok, Jacky Cheung and Vanessa Mae. In spring 2010, Shya debuted his film Hot Summer Days and the sequel Love in Space in autumn 2011.

In 2006, he also had a solo show at the Mori Arts Center Gallery, followed by solo shows in New York, Italy and Hong Kong. Meanwhile, he continues to do photo shoots for fashion magazines i-D and Numèro as well as brand visuals for Louis Vuitton and Maison Margiela.

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