Vincent Sung, Creative Director & Photographer / Contents Producer
Visionary & Cosmopolitan artist/photographer …
Korean born in Busan (South Korea), adopted to Belgium, French & English-speaking who grew up in Brussels from age 3, studied Visual Communications then Photography while working with famous Belgian photographers for 3 years as assistant (Studio Daniel Dedave, Giuseppe Chiaramonte, Pascal Demeester).
Belgium capital, Brussels being too small for his creative ambitions, he then moved & worked/lived in Paris (from 1991 to 1996) before returning to visit South Korea for the first time in 1995.
After falling in love with South Korea and its vibrant capital, Seoul and feeling more ‘at home’, he moved back to his native land in June 1996. From then, he started to work with prestigious international licensed magazine such as ELLE Korea.
For 2 years, he contributed to the Korean editions of Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Marie Claire, She’s, Haute, Noblesse to name a few …
Tragic family events combined with the Asian economic crisis, made him decide to move to NYC at the end of 1998 and ‘experience’ the big apple … from 1998 to 2000.
Dearly missing his roots, he soon returned to Seoul – South Korea at the end of 2000 to set up a contents production agency: Visual Sponge Project
New passion and interests in travel & luxury lifestyle features made him travel extensively throughout South East Asia, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and some parts of America (San Francisco, L.A.). During his stay in various cities (or islands), he contributed numerous editorial features for international and local publications: Indonesia (Esquire, Eve, Dewi, Destinasian, ELLE), Thailand (Harper’s Bazaar, ‘2’ magazine, Lifestyle+Travel, Travel & Leisure SE Asia), Philippines (Fashion TV), Japan (French Wave) and Shanghai – China (Practice Productions).
Visual Sponge Project / Production naturally came to life as the specialist in ‘Asian Contents’ and acted as local correspondent’ serving several high-end magazines: ‘2’ magazine, THE BC magazine and the local productions for international broadcasting filming (TV5, RTBF, ARTE, CNN, Canal +) and countless other publications (Travel + Leisure SE Asia, Destinasian, Robb Report China) and books such as The Chic Series – Korea Chic and Tokyo Chic.
In 2010, Vincent Sung relocated to Bangkok (Thailand) where he worked as freelance photographer & creative director as well as introduced high-end networking events to Bangkok scene for 2 years (VIP party in Bangkok under RSVP Worldwide). In 2012, he became the Managing Director of Encounter Thailand magazine, followed in 2013 as Editorial Director for Te Neues digital publisher of Cool Bangkok (visual city guidebook). While keeping busy contributing travel/lifestyle features to international magazines Eloquence (South Korea), Garuda Holidays (inflight magazine), ELLE Deco Indonesia, Clara magazine,
In April 2014, he co-founded Soy Sauce Factory art space, a multimedia art space, a bar and event space in the heart of Bangkok, right in upcoming Chinatown district.
He also produced and created artistic events such as Creative Thursday, International Creators Network (I.C.N.) and decided to rename his company: Le Flux Asia by diversifying its services and offering a full media production agency. He recently worked on the pre-launch of the international concept gallery, Yellow Korner to open their first photo gallery in Thailand at Em Quartier.
You can contact him at: Thai mobile +66(0)813 012 669
Check the other website with HIP and COOL Bangkok selected places: www.lefluxasia.com