Ming Liew is an emerging lens-based artist based in Naarm (Melbourne). Ming’s practice draws upon his Chinese-Australian bicultural identity, combining ethnography and visual storytelling to examine the migrant experience in contemporary Australia. Ming uses his work to advocate for social change through cultural understanding that transcends linguistic, cultural, and social barriers.
Ming holds a Master of Fine Art from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He has exhibited in group and solo exhibitions in Melbourne since 2022, including at Bunjil Place, Blindside, and Testing Grounds. He has been recognized with various awards such as the Footscray Art Prize (finalist), Incinerator Art Award (finalist), NAVA Ignition Prize, and the RMIT Dean’s Awards for Academic Excellence. Currently, Ming is a resident at the RMIT + ACMI X graduate residency