Born in Hong Kong in 1985, Iris graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a double degree in Government and Laws. She developed a great interest in photography and image making at the age of 16. She has participated in the Hong Kong International Photography Festival 2010, Dali International Photography Exhibition 2013, Lianzhou International Photography Festival 2013 and the ‘Big Bang Wagner’ at the Taipei Arts Festival 2013. She held her solo exhibitions in Hong Kong in 2014 and 2020. Her photographs have been featured in the photobook 80±, in Ming Pao, Hong Kong Economic Journal and the magazine published in Mainland China Be Water Journal.
Iris Sham is collaborating on the Power of Place project.