Chia Ming Chien
Singapore , 1957
BIO
CHIA Ming Chien has worked in the communications industry for over 20 years as a Photographer, Editor, Writer and Journalist. He is a graduate from Murdoch University with a B.A. in Theories of Consciousness. Since November 2013, he is a full-time Senior Producer at Channel NewsAsia. As a Freelance Photographer, he specialises in architecture and documentary photography. His professional work have been published in international newspapers and magazines including lead image in a National Geographic Magazine feature story. This photograph was also selected for Best of January 2012. Book publications include the cover and inside images for the Methodist Girls’ School 125th Anniversary commemorative coffee-table book ‘Lift High Her Banner’; back cover and inside images for Reaching for the Sky - The Marina Bay Sands Singapore published by ORO Editions. His Conceptual Photography explores the being of seeing: how the photographer's state of mind determines perception. Influenced by the Bauhaus school and Minor White, his WIRES series photographs was presented in a month-long solo exhibition by the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore. His series of architectural photographs of iconic buildings in Singapore was presented a solo exhibition - Intimate Moments 1: ICONS - at the Fullerton Heritage Gallery. Ming Chien also works with the Briana Cowlishaw Band in a multimedia performance installation project involving still photography, videography and live spontaneously-composed music. Called the Wires Project, we were invited to perform at VIVID Sydney 2014, the Melbourne Jazz Festival 2014, and Urbanscapes Arts Festival 2013, Kuala Lumpur.
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Abstract #1
Photography , 50.8 x 76.2cm , 2010
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Abstract #2
Photography , 50.8 x 76.2 cm , 2010
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Chaos #3
Photography , 76.2 x 50.8 cm , 2010
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Highway #3
Photography , 50.8 x 76.2cm , 2010
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Wires - Abstract Construction
Photography , 76.2 x 50.8cm , 2010
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Wires - Chaos #3
Photography , 59.4 x 42.cm , 2010
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Wires - Connection #1
Photography , 76.2 x 50.8cm , 2010