Vivienne Chow is an award-winning journalist and critic specialising in arts, culture and cultural politics. She currently works as an independent writer and contributes to many international media outlets including BBC, Variety, Quartz, Artsy, as well as the South China Morning Post. In 2014 she founded the Cultural Journalism Campus, a non-profit initiative to engage young people through cultural journalism, art criticism and storytelling.
She is the recipient of the IJP Premium Fellowship Award 2018 by the Internationale Journalisten-Programme in Germany, the first Hong Kong-based journalist to receive the award. She is set to return to Berlin, Germany, during the summer of 2018 to embark on a series of journalistic research projects revolving around the topic of cultural politics.
The International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) give young talented journalists the chance to work abroad as correspondents for short periods of time. Through its network of programmes, the IJP offer bursaries in over 40 countries. Alumni benefit from various events such as conferences, research tours, dinner events and special grants.