Daily Archives: September 14, 2013


PHOTOGRAPHY – Grit, Grime and Crime: KC Kwan’s Hong Kong 1

Hong Kong photographer Kwan Kam Cheong is currently exhibiting his work at AO Vertical. ‘All About Hong Kong‘ runs until today (Saturday 14th, September).

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For most of the night, KC Kwan holds down a job in printing but, if he gets out of work early, he wanders the streets of Mongkok for hours with his camera. It is a time when Hong Kong it at its most gritty and unglamorous…

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What began as a habit became a hobby, and then an obsession. His body of work is a far cry from the usual shots of ‘Asia’s World City’, which usually focus on its glittering neon lights or iconic harbour…