Born in Hong Kong, raised in Winnipeg, she found a loophole which afforded her a slim chance of winning the crown for Miss Hong Kong 2003. Thinking she could secretly undermine the pageantry and it's fanfare of endorsements, the judges proved her wrong and were not interested.
Ming Hon is an independent dancer, choreographer, and performance artist, installation, and video artist based in Winnipeg. Her practice looks into themes of work, labour, capitalism, and the economy and politics of the female body.
Ming Hon has exhibited her works and performed both locally and internationally, including at The Taipei Artist's Village in Taiwan, at The CAM in Raleigh North Carolina, as part of the National Art Gallery's Prairie Scene events in Ottawa, Surrey Art Gallery in B.C., and at Plug In Institute for Contemporary Art in Winnipeg and more. She regularly collaborates as a performer/collaborator on projects with visual artists. She has worked with such acclaimed artists; Sarah Anne Johnson, Rebecca Belmore, Guy Maddin, and Noam Gonick. As a dancer she has been invited to participate twice at Tedd Robinson’s Exclusive Intensive (QC) La B.A.R.N., was a participant at Interrarium at The Banff Centre, and has received numerous dance creation/research grants and scholarships. Ming was awarded the 'On The Rise' arts award in 2011 from the Winnipeg Arts Council presented at the Mayor’s Luncheon for the Arts. IN fall 2014 she was commissioned by Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers to create a new work ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’ which opened their 50th anniversary season. ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’ as well as ‘The Exhibitionist’ went on a Western tour of Canada with Prairie Dance Circuit.Her practice includes video and installation work.Recent works of note include ‘Cleaver Relic’ which was recently on a national tour with the exhibition ‘(Da Bao) (Take out)’, ‘Inside the Exhibitionist’, ‘'Patricia: Qu'est-ce que c'est, "dégueulasse"?’, and her most recent work ‘Chase Scenes #1-58’.