how ka-man tse’s ‘narrow distances’ contemplates what it means to be seen
Announced as the recipient of the 2018 Aperture Portfolio Prize in December, we speak to Chinese-American artist and Yale lecturer Ka-Man Tse about her award-winning project, ‘narrow distances’.
this is the creative community of hong kong, straight up
Photographer Desiré van den Berg visited the Clockenflap Festival in Hong Kong, where Erykah Badu, David Byrne, and many more were performing. Against a neon lit backdrop she captured the festival’s most interesting visitors.
photography that celebrates a full-spectrum of asian masculinity
Alexandra Leese is a half-Chinese, half-English photographer, looking to dismantle tired stereotypes of Asian men with her imagery.
crazy japanese band wednesday campanella use wikipedia to help them write songs
They were the only Japanese act to play Tyler’s Camp Flog Gnaw festival and their frontwoman recently rolled across a sweaty Hong Kong crowd in a giant hamster ball. After the latter set, we met singer Kom_I for a chat over pastel-coloured mochi.
in hong kong, moncler gives a special shoutout to melbourne
The French-Italian label names Melbourne as one of the world's most 'symbolic' cities. We'll take it.
guram gvasalia on the next vetements pieces everyone will want
As DHL trucks delivered limited-edition hype must-haves and tongue-in-cheek souvenirs to a Hong Kong pop-up, we spoke to Guram Gvasalia about the Vetements fashion revolution hitting southeast Asia.
meet the hong kong kids who queued for hours for the latest vetements drop
In celebration of Vetements’ flying visit to the city, we caught up with the crowd to chat through dream collaborators, their own personal love affairs with the brand and what they were hoping to pick up inside.
sweltering shanghai style, straight up
Follow i-D into the city of 24 million people in search of stimulating summer style.
this is shanghai and hong kong, straight up!
i-D hit the streets in China’s most international cities to find out where the cool kids hang out, what they disagree with their parents’ generation about, and what freedom means under the rule of the Chinese government.
photographer ward roberts understands the magic and romance of urban spaces
Growing up across cities, the artist explores the emotions and language beneath concrete and glass.
gucci warn over paper replicas of their handbags used for funerals
All thanks to a Chinese tradition involving the burning of luxury items to ensure a comfortable afterlife.
roger a. de leon
Due to a mix of east and west, old and new, art and business, city and jungle, Hong Kong is one of the most diverse places on earth. This ability to live a thousand lives at once has drawn an ever growing wave of expats from around the world.
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