Celebrating the street market as a valuable part of Hong Kong’s cultural heritage, The Street Market Symphony is a multi-media art exhibition that challenges visitors to revisit the familiar everyday scene while highlighting unique features that may often be overlooked, such as hawker calls and stall signage. Housed in oversized iconic street market lamps, the […]Read more "The Street Market Symphony"
Photography credit: James GunnRead more "Lego Street Painting, Florida"
OCT LOFT is Shenzhen’s creative hub, an area created from renovated factories by Urbanus.Read more "Photo Files: OCT LOFT, Shenzhen"
An important exhibition that, at the basic level tells the story of a seemingly mentally-unstable peasant, to the more important, greater picture; highlighting the need of conserving Hong Kong’s culture. Rumour has it that Tsang Tsou-choi aka King Kowloon, looked up his family history and discovered that the Kowloon Peninsula had belonged to his ancestor. […]Read more "Memories of King Kowloon (九龍皇帝)"
Enlisting the support of 40 artists and Sotheby’s auction house, Hong Kong’s anti-pollution campaign group, Clean Air Network will auction 51 works of art, each illustrating issues and problems like smog, waste, climate change and the destruction of natural habitats. Works include a pair of grey lungs (standing 83cm) by Chinese artist Ma Han – […]Read more "Clean Air Network’s Art Auction"
Crono is a Portugese Urban Art project that pairs street artists (with the likes of ARM Collective, Lucy Mclauchlan, Ericailcane, SAM3, BLU and GÊMEOS) with huge, abandoned buildings in Lisbon. Source: CoolhuntingRead more "Crono"
An ornate window and in-store campaign has been developed for coffee brand Nespresso, by German retail marketing company, LIGANOVA and Indian designer Manish Arora. Evoking stories from the Arabian Nights, each hand-made artwork is a fantasy story acted out by different characters, each of whom represent one of Nespresso’s many coffee experiences and playfully makes […]Read more "Nespresso ‘Art Campaign’"
Today I came across Wetransfer, a file transfer website that provides users with creative eye candy while they wait for files to download. I like it!! Its a great platform for illustrators, photographers, painters etc to showcase their work, and totally suits the use of creatives. It says its in beta (isn’t everything always?), but […]Read more "Wetransfer"
I popped to the main exhibition of this year’s Mircowave International New Media Arts Festival. Held at City Hall, Hong Kong until 5th December 2010, it consists of seven exhibits and therefore doesn’t take long to appreciate – I thoroughly recommend! Here are my fave pieces: 52 Card Cinema: ’52 Card Psycho’ & ‘ARambo’ by Georrey […]Read more "Screenarcadia"
Just how the windows of Selfridges in London grabs my attention every time, Hong Kong’s Times Square shopping mall features the most photogenic public displays. The current exhibit is artist and toy-maker Michael Lau. Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of Lau’s line of ‘Gardener’ figures; larger-than-life toys, enormous spray-cans and re-purposed skateboard decks are displayed across […]Read more "CRAZYX’MAS"