Daily Archives: April 19, 2013

PHOTOGRAPHY – An American Warship in Hong Kong 6

The USS Peleliu (LHA-5) AH-1Z Viper amphibious assault ship was docked at Ocean Terminal for much of this week. Hong Kongers were all of a fluster as the Americans dropped by on a scheduled, routine R&R stop. However, the high-profile presence of the USS Peleliu was said to be a ‘nod’ to tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

Below are some of the best images captured during the week. Whilst viewing these shots, Hong Wrong recommends a choice of two musical accompaniment options…

‘Top Gun / ‘Take My Breath Away’

OR Village People’s ‘In the Navy’

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McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II attack plane, by SK Leung, click to enlarge

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by SK Leung, click to enlarge

ART – Giant Inflatable Dog Shit Coming To HK 1

This is not a parody of our earlier post about a giant inflatable duck docking in HK – nor is it expressive gift from our new Premier in Beijing. No… Our city really is hosting an actual huge inflatable dog shit and it’s already sat in the pouring rain at West Kowloon Cultural District…

Update: Photos from the festival.

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The shit, entitled ‘Complex Shit’ by Paul McCarthy (USA), is one of several large-scale inflatable sculptures being set up in time for the opening of Mobile+ ‘Inflation’ next Thursday…

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The massive air-filled turd caused havoc in 2008 in Switzerland when it tore from its moorings, began to ascend and damaged power lines. Repaired and back on dry land, it will be one of six inflatable installations dotted around the arts site next week…