The local photographer John Fung Kin-Chung (1953-2023) had curated a total of four exhibitions in the 1980s, namely “Germs”, “Cocoon”, “Ten Years On” and “On the Road”. He then received grants from the British Council and the Asian Cultural Council in 1988 to further his studies in London and New York City. Upon his return to Hong Kong in 1989, John worked as a news photographer for Next Magazine and Ming Pao Weekly until 2004. In 2005, he was invited by Oxfam and Greenpeace Hong Kong to volunteer as a photographer to document areas which had been devastated by the tsunami in 2004. He embarked on a journey to Africa and Southeast Asia to capture the impact brought by the tragedy through his lens. Over the years, he has remained actively involved in voluntary work for non-profit organisations, and had maintained a deep concern for environmental issues and disasters, including the overexploitation of forests and global warming. In 2008, his photography book “One Square Foot” was published by MCCM Creations. The following year, In April 2009, he was one of the Hong Kong artists selected for Sotheby’s Sale of Contemporary Asian Art in Hong Kong. Throughout his career, his works had been featured at an array of venues, including Hanart TZ Gallery Asia Society, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Eslite Bookstores in Taiwan, Taiwan International Visual Arts Centre, Guangdong Museum of Art, and Novosibirsk State Art Museum. His artworks were proudly held in both private collections and museum archives.