Siyuan Ma is a commercial photographer / emerging photographic artist from Singapore. Having started out in 2009 as a self-taught photographer, Siyuan’s work revolves around the built environment, covering a variety of genres from architecture and street to fine art photography. Formally trained as an urban planner, Siyuan’s work incorporates a fusion of urban planning and design principles with aesthetics and geometry. He is currently pursuing his Master’s degree at the University College London.
With his unique perspective, Siyuan is fast establishing his presence in the global photographic community. His work has won numerous international awards, with the most prestigious being second place for both the International Garden Photographer of the Year, UK, (Greening the City category) and Singapore Garden Photographer of the Year (Botanic Gardens category). His other awards include second place winner (architecture) in the Tokyo International Foto Awards and several honorable mentions for the International Photography Award, Neutral Density Awards and Moscow International Foto Awards. Siyuan’s work has also been exhibited internationally in cities such as Singapore, New York, London, Berlin, Seoul, Budapest and Athens. The artist represented Singapore as the exhibition finalist at the Seoul New York Photo Festival in 2015.