Kira Wu is a visual artist, who works with video, installation art and photography. Born in Hong Kong, Wu immigrated to Canada in 1976 with her family, and grew up in Alberta. She attended undergraduate studies at the Alberta College of Art + Design in Calgary (1990-1994). She received her MFA from the graduate program at the School for the Contemporary Arts, at Simon Fraser University (1995-1998). Wu’s art explores the intersection between personal narratives, memory and cultural identity. She is currently the Chair of the Fine Arts Department, and teaches photography, video and studio art at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.