Hong Kong International Photo Festival


this event is over
Share this article
  • Hong Kong International  Photo Festival
  • Hong Kong International  Photo Festival
  • Hong Kong International  Photo Festival

With the theme “From Like to Love, Live in Photography,” the festival returns this year, involving more than 60 activities, 200 local and international photographers and 40 organizations. The festival features six thematic exhibitions, including “Eye to Eye: Jockey Club Social Documentation Roving Exhibition,” “World Press Photo 2012,” “Parallel Visions: Japan and Korea Contemporary Photography Exhibition,” “Reflection and Refraction: Daido Moriyama,” “Post-Straight: Contemporary Hong Kong Photography” and “Poet Merchant of Kin Tye Lung: Chen Pu-chi,” as well as various seminars, workshops and a photo competition. More program info, visit www.hkphotofest.org.

Similar Events

Two pairs of studio-sharing artists round out the roster for this exhibition at EC Gallery. Friends Zhang Xiaoli and Sam Cheng Tan-shan settled down in a studio in Kwai Hing, and are both interested in the traditional “gongbi” Chinese painting styles—Zhang is inspired by the idea of interlocking Lego bricks, while Cheng mainly paints consumer products. CC Ling Pui-sze and Bosco Law Ka-nam share a working space in Tsuen Wan, and while Ling creates mixed media works...

A double whammy of exhibitions comes to La Galerie in June. If you’ve missed the paintings by Francoise Lautier earlier in June, which draw inspiration from the seeds and praying flags of Bhutan, you’ll still be able to catch “Cities,” an exhibition of works by French photographers Jean-Francois Deroubaix and gallery founder Cyril Delettre, as well as Taiwanese photog Juan Sea. They’ve all captured scenes of their hometowns through their iPhones. Is it going to...

Galerie Huit hosts its very first exhibition of Middle Eastern artists, titled “A Postcard From Persia.” It’s a survey of four Iranian artists who are currently based all across the globe, each expressing their own views on religion, tradition and national identity.

Featured at this dual exhibition are two young Chinese artists from the mainland, Su Wenxiang and Xu Qu. Working with new media such as video installation, filmed performance and sound, Su recorded the different types of greys found in China and abroad as a comment on pollution, cultural aspiration and the essence of art. Xi deconstructs our preconceived notions of everyday objects by presenting familiar materials in new ways: a canvas with a bronze sculpture-esque texture, or hyper-enlarged...

Head to Harbour City this month and you’ll see that an arty oasis has set up camp along the forecourt. There’ll be a 3D illustrated swimming pool projected on the ground and five hyperrealist sculptures of swimmers (in the image of Olympic athlete Lauren Perdue) relaxing by the deck. They’re created by Carole A. Feuerman, a pioneer of the hyperrealist form. So you know they're gonna be REAL.

Today's Events