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Hoi An: Photo essay

We had been to Hoi An back in 2008 - and surprisingly not much has changed since then. Yes, it has become even more touristy and every house in the Ancient Town now hosts a restaurant or shop, but it still has its quiet corners that are well-worth to explore. We walked through the popular… Continue reading Hoi An: Photo essay

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Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Artwork at the Sai Ying Pun MTR Station

The Island line was extended to the East at the end of 2014, with Sai Ying Pun station being the final one to be opened in March 2015 (here's a recap of the opening). I have travelled there are few times now and I find it a very interesting station. Not only do you have… Continue reading Artwork at the Sai Ying Pun MTR Station

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Art exhibition: Artist Alexis Ip at the Hong Kong Design Gallery

The other day I went to the Hong Kong Design Gallery in the exhibition centre, and I stumbled across a photography exhibition which was really fascinating and interesting. It is called "Love Hong Kong" and is by Alexis Ip. It shows scenes from every day life in Hong Kong - fruit stalls, little shops, street… Continue reading Art exhibition: Artist Alexis Ip at the Hong Kong Design Gallery

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Times Square Living Room Museum: Dr. Leo Wong Kwai-kuen exhibition

There's always an event or activity on at the open plaza in front of Times Square - and now it is a new museum, called the Living Room Museum. The first exhibition is by photographer Dr. Leo K. K. Wong - and it is called "World of Images – My 60s-70s Hong Kong”. Unfortunately it… Continue reading Times Square Living Room Museum: Dr. Leo Wong Kwai-kuen exhibition

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Photography exhibition: Ho Fan at AO VERTICAL

The other exhibition we visited in Chai Wan was Ho Fan's 'A Hong Kong Memoir', which runs until January 31 at the AO VERTICAL gallery. It really is worth a visit, so if you are into photography, you should go and see it! Ho Fan is one of Asia’s most beloved street photographers. He captured… Continue reading Photography exhibition: Ho Fan at AO VERTICAL

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, HK Island, Hong Kong

Photography Exhibition: Raghu Rai

Hong Kong is celebrating the international photo festival from August 8 to November 11, 2014. It is focused on promotion art photography and was inaugurated in 2010. This year the theme is "Now Becoming Then" and the focus is on how the nature of photography enables human beings to transcend time and space. The now… Continue reading Photography Exhibition: Raghu Rai

Arts, Exhibitions & Performances, Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s visual density – captured by three photographers

Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world. The land population density as at mid-2013 stood at 6,650 persons per square kilometre, and Kwun Tong, with 57,120 persons per square kilometre, was the most densely populated district among the District Council districts (according to this government fact sheet). Apparently, some… Continue reading Hong Kong’s visual density – captured by three photographers