Derek Man is a photographer based in London. Born and raised in Hong Kong, he has lived in the UK since 2005 and became a naturalised citizen in 2016. His work explores cultural identity and what we call home – how we form a sense of place, and what makes us feel like we belong.


Twitter: @derek_man
Instagram: @derekman_


Exhibitions

2017 

Culture Shifts: Global, Open Eye Gallery, LOOK/17 Liverpool International Photography Festival [7 April–18 June 2017]

2017 

Reclaim Photography Festival, various venues, West Midlands

2016 

Photo-Forum End of Year Show, theprintspace, London

2016 

Royal Photographic Society International Print Exhibition 159, various venues including Old Truman’s Brewery, London; Royal Albert Hall, London; University of Brighton, Brighton

2016

Nine, West Wharf Gallery, Cardiff

2015

Portrait Salon, Reminders Photography Stronghold Gallery, Tokyo

2015

Portrait Salon, Embassy Tea Gallery, London

2015 

Twenty Twenty Vision, Deptford X Festival & Artlicks Weekend, Take Courage Gallery, London


Education

2016 

MA Documentary Photography, University of South Wales (Newport)

2011 

BA(Hons) Graphic Design, Kingston University


Distinctions

2017 

Nominated, Magnum Photos Graduate Photographers Award

2016 

Selected, Source Graduate Photography


Press

LOOK/17 Blog
GUP Magazine
Corridor8
Aesthetica Magazine
British Journal of Photography
Creative Review
The Skinny

Source Photographic Review
It's Nice That
Don't Panic
The Independent


Selected clients

American Express

The Clerkenwell Post
Hargreaves Lansdown
VICE