Marine Ky was born into a Chinese-Khmer family from Phnom Penh. Following the period of intensive bombings by the U.S.A. and its support of the Lol Nol Government, she left Cambodia with her grandparents and have since become a global citizen from France and Australia, a returnee part of the Khmer diaspora. Her life and art has been much informed by her experiences of displacement and growing up from being a child refugee to an adult in the West. Over twenty-two years of practice, she has showed extensively in solo exhibitions in Australia, Cambodia & Singapore. As part of group exhibitions, her work had been seen in Asia, notably in Japan, Thailand, Singapore & Cambodia.