Thomas Lin carries out conceptual photography. The principal theme in his works is the relationship among time, history and fate. With attention to the history of photography and careful combination of processes, he builds a body of works as a dialogue between contemporary and historical perspectives on everyday life. Lin is a Hong Kong-based photographer whose works have been exhibited in various cities and were collected by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum. He is also an art educator and currently serves on board of the Hong Kong International Photo Festival.

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solo exhibition:

INTERSECTIONS-TWO CITIES, photography exhibition (collaborated with George Ho)
2019, Centre A gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada

TÊTE-BÊCHE⇋PARAMITA photography exhibition tour 2014 (collaborated with George Ho)
1. Your Kontinent Media Arts Festival, Richmond Cultural Centre, Richmond BC, Canada
2. SOGO Fuxing Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
3. Hong Kong International Photo Festival 2014, JCCAC, Hong Kong

INTERSECTION, a multi-media art exhibition (collaborated with George Ho)
2012, JCCAC, Hong Kong

WAN CHAI REPORT photography exhibition
2010, Capital Cafe, Hong Kong

REPORT TO KING photography exhibition
2009, JCCAC, Hong Kong

group exhibitions:

"Tête-Bêche⇋Paramita II", IMAGE OF THE SILK ROAD, The 2nd TianShui Photography Biennale
2018, Tianshui Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gansu, China

"EV-3", ART UPON AN ISLAND exhibition by Hong Kong Museum of Art
2017, Hong Kong City Hall

"Tête-Bêche⇋Paramita II", SOCIAL JUSTICE joint exhibition, Long Beach Arts Society
2015, SCA Project Gallery, Pomona, CA, USA

"Tête-Bêche⇋Paramita II", FROM THE OTHER SIDES: Works by Independent Photographers, The Umbrella Festival
2015, JCCAC, Hong Kong

"Connections", 300 FAMILIES photography exhibition
2015, The Palace 66, Shenyang, China

"Connections", 300 FAMILIES photography exhibition, Hong Kong and Macao Visual Arts Biennial
2014, The World Art Museum, Beijing, China

"Lightness of Being", IN-BETWEEN photography exhibition, Hong Kong Baptist University
2014, Kaitak, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

"Connections", 300 FAMILIES photography exhibition, Hong Kong International Photo Festival 2013
2013, Hong Kong Design Institute Gallery

"Some still life works, photographed in 1991", DOZENS OF PHOTOGRAPHY WORKS exhibition
2013, Hong Kong Design Institute Gallery
2013, Lumenvisum, Hong Kong

"Hong Kong Report", IN MY LIFE, PEARL OF THE ORIENT - HONG KONG exhibition
2012, Aberdeen Centre, Richmond BC, Canada

"Tête-bêche", MEMORIES OF KING KOWLOON group exhibition
2011, ArtisTree, Swire Island East, Hong Kong

education projects:

Artist Educator, Arts For Change project
2018, AFTEC, Jockey Club Youth Create Series

Artist Educator, TOE photography education programme
2011 - 2018, Kaitak, Centre for Resaerch and Development in Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

Instructor, commercial photography
2012 - 2017,
LiPACE, The Open University of Hong Kong

Artist, My Photo creative photography workshop
2013 - 2016, Art In Hospital

Guest Lecturer, The Creative Image Room, photo art education and research programme
2015, The Education University of Hong Kong

Programme lead tutor, Other Learning Experience (OLE) programme (photography)
2009 - 2013, Yuen Long Catholic Secondary School

editorial projects:

"CONNECTIONS", TOE photography education programme course works collection
2017, Kaitak, Centre for Research and Development, Academy of Visula Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

"TINO, WHERE MEMORIES GO"《 回憶聲象/香港失去了甚麼?, an art project by George Ho
2013, Imagesync (funded by The Hong Kong Arts Development Council)

2011, Up Publications Limited

2011, Asia One Books

2009, CUP Magazine Publishing Ltd

"MALE/FEMALE/INSTALLATION/CONVERSATION", a book by George Ho and Yoko Takashima
1998, supported by The Hong Kong Arts Development Council