Lam Wai-kit was born in Hong Kong in 1966 and currently lives and works in Hong Kong and Ferrara (Italy). She graduated in 1996 with Bachelor of Art degree in Fine Art at the Goldsmiths College, University of London, U.K. and obtained Master of Fine Art degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003. Through various media, including photography, video art, sound and mixed media, she researches the topics on the construction of identity and the interrelationship between individuals and surrounding circumstances. Apart from the representation and the notion of identification, she also studies the roles and influences of ideology through which we construct our own selves. In the self-portrait photo works of Lam, the artist aims to portray both genuine and fictitious self-identities.