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Philip Cheung

Philip Cheung
Profession: Photographer
Location: Toronto , Canada ( YYZ )
Home base: Toronto, Canada
URL: http://www.philipcheungphoto.com
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Organization: Freelance
Mobile phone: +14168293879
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Member since: 03 Oct 2008 15:10



Philip Cheung is a photographer currently based in Toronto. He has recently returned to Canada after five years of living in the Middle East where he worked on commissioned and self-initiated projects.

Cheung’s photographs have been exhibited internationally, including The National Portrait Gallery (United Kingdom), the 2nd Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism (Germany) and the Flash Forward Festival (Canada) among others.

In 2011, he was named one of PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch, and has previously been awarded by the Magenta Foundation, Communication Arts, American Photo, PDN and Applied Arts.

His editorial clients include: Wallpaper*, TIME, GQ (UK), VICE Magazine, Monocle, The Guardian Weekend, Stern, The Wall Street Journal Magazine (Europe), The Independent Magazine, Condé Nast Traveller, Merian, AFAR, NZZ, Das Magazin,The National Magazine, Politiken, Maisonneuve, The Globe and Mail, Macleans, Report on Business, Financial Times, Le Monde and The New York Times.

Selected Exhibitions

Open Salon South-East Asia, China House Gallery, Georgetown, Malaysia, 28 March – 17 April, 2013
VICE Photo Show, China Heights Gallery, Sydney, Australia, 2012
VICE Photo Show, Black and White Gallery, New York City, United States, 2012
VICE Photo Show, Interurban Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, 2012
VICE Photo Show, Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 2012
Arles Photography Open Salon, Galerie Huit, Arles, France, 2012
VICE Photo Show, Galerie Nowhere, Montreal, Canada, 2012
The Renaissance Prize, Mall Galleries, London, United Kingdom, 2012
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom , 2011
PDN’s 30, Ring Cube Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2011
Public Domain: Public and Civic Spaces in the Arab World, RIBA-Gallery 2, London, United Kingdom, 2011
London Festival of Photography, German Gymnasium, London, United Kingdom, 2011
Emerging Artists Auction, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York City, United States, 2011
Flash Forward Festival, Fairmont Battery Wharf, Boston, United States, 2011
PDN’s 30, Clark/Oshin Gallery, Los Angeles, United States, 2011
Flash Forward Festival, Liberty Village, Toronto, Canada, 2010
2nd Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, World Exhibition grounds, Hanover, Germany, 2010


The Renaissance Prize (shortlisted), 2012
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize (selected), 2011
PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch, 2011
PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris (two bronze awards), 2011
American Photo Annual 27 (selected), 2011
Flash Forward – Emerging Photographer (Canada), 2011
London Festival of Photography (2nd Place, International Award), 2011
SNAP! Best in Photojournalism/Documentary, 2011
Photo District News Photography Annual, 2010
Communication Arts Photography Annual, 2010
American Photo Annual 26 (selected), 2010
Flash Forward – Emerging Photographer (Canada), 2010
Applied Arts Photography Annual, 2010
NPAC Pictures of the Year, 1st Place for Picture Story, 2010
Nominated for the UNICEF Photo of the Year, 2010
Nominated for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, 2010
Jen Bekman’s Hey Hot Shot! Semi-Finalist, 2010
Magenta Foundation Emerging Photographer Award (Canada), 2009
Jen Bekman’s Hey Hot Shot! First and Second Edition Competition, HM, 2009

Selected Press

Communication Arts, Fresh Profile, Online, September 2012
VICE Magazine – International Edition, “The Photo Issue”, Print, New York, July 2012
Arles Photography Open Salon, Galerie Huit, Exhibition Catalogue, Arles, July 2012
VISION Magazine, “Soldiers’ Angels” Interview by Lina Wang, Print, Shanghai, April 2012
This Is That Magazine, “A Winter in Kandahar” Interview by Kate Osba, Print, New York, March 2012
The Sunday Times Magazine – Spectrum, “Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize”, Print, London, October 2, 2011
British Journal of Photography, “Same as it ever was” by Olivier Laurent, Print, London, August 2011
Photo District News, “30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch” by Holly Hughes, Print, New York, March 2011
Maisonneuve, “We Felt No Mercy”, Print, Montreal, March 2011
Mother Jones, “The Final Deployment”, Interview by Mark Murrmann, Online, May 2011
Digital Photo Pro Magazine, “Emerging Pro” Interview by Christopher Robinson, Print, Los Angeles, September 2011
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, Exhibition Catalogue, London, November 2011
American Photo 27, Book, New York, 2011
Flash Forward 2011, Magenta Publishing, Book, Toronto, 2011
Dear Dave Magazine, Issue 9, Print, New York, May 2011
London Festival of Photography, Exhibition Catalogue, London, July 2011
Communication Arts, “Photography Annual”, Print, New York, 2010
2nd Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, Exhibition Catalogue, Hannover, 2010
Flash Forward 2010, Magenta Publishing, Book, Toronto, 2010
American Photo 26, Book, New York, 2010
Tiny Vices, Online, April 2010
NPAC Pictures of the Year, Catalogue, Toronto, 2010
Flash Forward 2009, Magenta Publishing, Book, Toronto, 2009


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