The Streets of Hong Kong
Hong Kong has been the well-loved subject of photographers for as long as photography has been possible. In this group exhibition, the artists explore the different aspects of what makes Hong Kong such an appealing subject. On display are works of street photography from different periods and of different styles, from the city’s inception as a port to its present day, allowing visitors to explore different facets of street photography through various lenses.
For a long time, the city of Hong Kong has seen the rise of many well-known photographers, with works that are based on the streets of Hong Kong. With its vibrant street life and culture, as well as decades of rapid development, Hong Kong’s cityscape is ever-changing, compelling its visitors to notice the old and new elements hidden within the city. Every mundane moment reveals countless possibilities of beauty, and every second is an opportunity for photographers to compose poetry with their apparatus. From experimental works by Fan Ho to Keith Macgregor’s iconic neon signs, audiences will fall even more in love with the city by learning its depths.