Viola Gaskell is a journalist based in Hong Kong. Her work includes photography and writing on various elements of Hong Kong culture including the wealth of traditional and modern storylines that collide on a daily basis. Viola graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Visual & Multimedia Journalism from the Brooks Institute in 2012. Since then she has lived and worked in New York City, Seattle, Maui, and Hong Kong - where she is now available for freelance work.
Photography for Zolima City Magazine. Example of consistent work with artists, authors, curators, etc. for ZCM, Hong Kong.
Text and images by Viola Gaskell: The Clipper Around the World Race offers a an opportunity to move forward. Seattle, WA
Photography by Viola Gaskell, words by Rice Media. Has Hong Kong's most famed party district been debased to a grimy scene for regrettable benders?
Multimedia for Rice Media: A feature on Hong Kong's elderly who have found an antidote to loneliness through street-side Karaoke in one of Kowloon's most dense neighborhoods.
Multimedia story for Hong Kong Free Press on the growing pains of gentrification in one of the city's most charming neighborhoods. Focused on second generation shops surrounding Hong Kong's famous Hollywood Road.
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Investigative Reporting, Cultural October 31 @ 12:00am
A story about venturing into the Fuji Building, an infamous 18 floors of sex workers thought to be operating under a legal framework in one of the most rapidly modernizing districts of Hong Kong. These women do not work for themselves as they are commonly thought to and legally obligated to by Hong... Read more