The Other Side of Hong Kong – Jeffrey Poon’s Hong Kong Naturescapes
April 2nd 2014: Local and self-taught photographer Jeffrey Poon has gained attention in the Hong Kong community with his unconventional pictures of our city. Instead of focusing only on photographing only the typical city landscape and skyline, Jeffrey ventures out around our vast but small home and captures the beauty of Hong Kong’s nature.
Kai Tak Heyday – Photographs of Hong Kong’s Old Airport
March 31st 2014: If there was one thing that added to the allure of flying to and from Hong Kong between 1928 to 1988, it was landing and taking off from Kai Tak Airport. It was an experience unlike any other for both pilot and passengers, as huge commercial planes dipped below the cloud line to find themselves completely surrounded by high rises.
Deeper Underground – HK URBEX Explores The MTR Tunnels
March 31st 2014: Localiiz’s favourite brave adventurers, HK URBEX, have dived deep underground in the first installment of their subterranean series. Exploring the underground construction site of the MTR South Island Line, they bring us all a first hand insight into life below street level in our city.
Always On – The Timeline of Neon Signs in Hong Kong
March 31st 2014: Neon signs are an integral part of the iconic make up of our city. But as their numbers dwindle under accusations of tackiness and the Buildings Department’s Validation Scheme for Unauthorised Signboards, they could soon cease to be a staple part of Hong Kong’s cityscape.
Erasing the Invasion: Is There Room for Public Art in Hong Kong?
March 24th 2014: As many of you may have noticed, our city was recently infiltrated by renowned French contemporary artist ‘Invader,’ famous for his mosaic graffiti pieces of the popular 1978 arcade game Space Invaders. If you didn’t get the chance to view the pieces in person however, you may have to make do with photographs.
Abandon Ship! Defiant Explorers Invade the Sunrise Orient
March 17th 2014: The man behind the amazingly upbeat Happy in Hong Kong video has done a complete 180 with his latest film, a distinctly rebellious and stick-it-to-the-man look inside the capsized Sunrise Orient. Edwin Lee gained access to the stricken ship with the help of adventurers Hong Kong Urban Exploration (HK URBEX).
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