As a graphic designer, Kyle Yu is attentive to visual compositions: protruding forms, contrasted colours, and symmetry of forms. Born in Hong Kong, he studied in Auckland, New Zealand, where he obtained a degree in visual communication. After his university study, he worked in Auckland then in Tokyo, before moving back to his hometown. Given its density and the diversity of its architecture, Hong Kong constitutes the ideal setting for this artist in search of intriguing points of view. When he’s not in the office, Kyle Yu spends hours exploring buildings and capturing the surrounding street scenes. His work allows him to travel to other regions of China. Even on short visits, he likes to get out for a few hours to discover new shots and subjects that he would not have otherwise seen. His dream? To visit Meizhou, a big city in the east of the country, offering unique traditional buildings to photograph. ... See more See less
“Hong Kong manque beaucoup d’espace, je suppose que j’essaie de le représenter, tout en créant un peu d’espace au travers de mes photos.”KYLE YU
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