Exhibitions

ZOOMING OUT – A Solo Exhibition by Dio Wong

ZOOMING OUT – A Solo Exhibition by Dio Wong

Lumenvisum is pleased to present ZOOMING OUT – A Solo Exhibition by Dio Wong, the local photographer and new media artist, who has spent four years for creating, settling and sorting out a series of images taken in the zoo. In his creation, Dio turned t...
Artist and Photographer Conversation Series VII: Contrast - A Conversation-Exhibition by Tam Wai Ping & Peter Yung

Artist and Photographer Conversation Series VII: Contrast - A Conversation-Exhibition by Tam Wai Ping & Peter Yung

Lumenvisum initiated the Artist and Photographer Conversation Series in 2011 to serve as a platform for cross-disciplinary dialogue, each time conjuring a collaborative exhibition as the creative outcome. “Contrast” is the seventh edition of the Art...
Photography in Southeast Asia (I): P for Place (2007/2017) -Minstrel Kuik (Kajang, Malaysia)

Photography in Southeast Asia (I): P for Place (2007/2017) -Minstrel Kuik (Kajang, Malaysia)

Lumenvisum and Singaporean curator-writer, Zhuang Wubin are joining forces to present “Photography in Southeast Asia (I) - P for Place (2007/2017) by Minstrel Kuik”. In this solo exhibition, the Malaysian Chinese artist Minstrel Kuik revisits, edits and s...
Zaap Zaap Seng - Kwun Tong Yue Man Square Redevelopment Documentation Exhibition VIII

Zaap Zaap Seng - Kwun Tong Yue Man Square Redevelopment Documentation Exhibition VIII

Over the past two years, eight photographers visited the hawkers in Tung Yan Street Interim Hawker Bazaar in order to document the changes and influences of the Kwun Tong redevelopment project. The hawkers share their sincere feelings about the urban...
Homes – A Solo Exhibition by Gretchen So

Homes – A Solo Exhibition by Gretchen So

“Homes” a solo exhibition by art photographer Gretchen So, explores the harmony and contradiction between the ideal and the norm of the living culture in North American society. The featured images of domestic environments are psychological portraits of ...
Threads of Sisterhood – A Solo Exhibition by Kurt Tong

Threads of Sisterhood – A Solo Exhibition by Kurt Tong

“Threads of Sisterhood” showcases newly created works by local artist Kurt Tong. Combining new and found photographs, as well as several mixed media pieces, which including two textile based work produced in collaboration with textile design artist Lai...
No Details, Not Whole – A Solo Exhibition by Jamsen Law

No Details, Not Whole – A Solo Exhibition by Jamsen Law

“No Details, Not Whole” showcases a series of newly created works by local artist Jamsen Law. Combining photography and photo manipulations with traditional painting elements, the artist reproduces his paintings through photography and collage. The cre...
Narrow Distances・Ka-Man Tse

Narrow Distances・Ka-Man Tse

"Narrow Distances" is a series of photographs made in Hong Kong as part of an ongoing investigation of home, identity and community. Tse Ka-man, a New York based photographer whose works address the LGBTQ community, has endeavored to queer the space and...
The Art of the Selfie · Hong Kong Style · Jhoane Baterna-Pateña

The Art of the Selfie · Hong Kong Style · Jhoane Baterna-Pateña

Jhoane Baterna-Pateña, a Filipina photographer, whose works address a delightful study of Chinese mainland tourists taking selfies at Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong. Jhoane captures the selfie-takers and deliberately eliminates the original background, ...
Hong Kong Contemporary Photography Exhibition 2016

Hong Kong Contemporary Photography Exhibition 2016

European Photography is publishing a special issue themed on Hong Kong for the first time since its establishment in 1980, introducing to the world the most significant Hong Kong contemporary photographic works of recent years. With the launch of this...
NEW LIGHT VII • The Shape of Time • Dorothy Wong

NEW LIGHT VII • The Shape of Time • Dorothy Wong

“The Shape of Time” is the debut solo exhibition by local emerging photographer Dorothy Wong, as well as the seventh edition of Lumenvisum’s “New Light – Young Talented Photographer Series”. The exhibition features Wong’s photography series “Border” and ...
NEW LIGHT VII • The Shape of Time • Dorothy Wong

NEW LIGHT VII • The Shape of Time • Dorothy Wong

“The Shape of Time” is the debut solo exhibition by local emerging photographer Dorothy Wong, as well as the seventh edition of Lumenvisum’s “New Light – Young Talented Photographer Series”. The exhibition features Wong’s photography series “Border” and ...
Motor Cars: Cars and Lifestyles in Hong Kong in the Twentieth Century

Motor Cars: Cars and Lifestyles in Hong Kong in the Twentieth Century

Motor cars are symbols of modernity. Although Hong Kong has never been a place for automotive manufacturing, as early as the start of the Twentieth Century cars were already running around the city, with the first bus appearing in the 1920s. Since then,...
Complexity Consciousness: A Conversation-Exhibition by Annie Wan and So Hing Keung

Complexity Consciousness: A Conversation-Exhibition by Annie Wan and So Hing Keung

Complexity Consciousness is the sixth edition of the Artist and Photographer Conversation Series. In the last half of a year, photographer So Hing Keung and ceramist Annie Lai-Kuen Wan have engaged in a series of in-depth dialogues on their artistic...
[re:DeveŁepwent]: Kwun Tong Yue Man Square Redevelopment Documentation Exhibition VI

[re:DeveŁepwent]: Kwun Tong Yue Man Square Redevelopment Documentation Exhibition VI

Running exhibitions on the same theme repeatedly for six year is not easy. Being able to keep it fresh and relevant in its sixth edition is exceptional. Initiated in 2008, the Kwun Tong Yue Man Square Redevelopment Documentation Project has achieved just...
Still Life • Cheung Wai Lok

Still Life • Cheung Wai Lok

Created from 2012 to 2015, the artworks in this exhibition depict and centre around my observations and feelings of Hong Kong, especially in terms of documenting and responding to feelings about space in the city. Now that I examine the three series of...
TAMÁS WALICZKY • HOMES

TAMÁS WALICZKY • HOMES

In Autumn 2010, when Hungarian new media artist Tamás Waliczky first arrived in Hong Kong, his historian wife Anna Szepesi took him to Tai O. What caught his eyes were not the scenic spots in the old fishing village, but the modest two-storey family ...
Border  •  Terry Ng Hon Hei

Border • Terry Ng Hon Hei

The Hong Kong-Mainland China border is permanently changing—a fact reiterated by the news announcing the large-scale reduction of the Frontier Closed Area in phases in early 2012. Established in 1951, this closed zone was expanded once in 1962, now b...
Jaffa Lam • Looking For My Family Story

Jaffa Lam • Looking For My Family Story

Jaffa Lam is not well versed in expressing herself in photography. In her first ever attempt with this medium, the artist realised she has always felt doubtful about its veracity.
NEW LIGHT VI • 捉不到的 • 蕭偉恒

NEW LIGHT VI • 捉不到的 • 蕭偉恒

「捉不到的」是青年攝影師蕭偉恒之個人展,亦是光影作坊「New Light – 青年攝影創作系列」之六。蕭氏創作雖以地景為主,其關注卻著重於人文。他認為歷史一直在周遭環境不斷沉澱,故一直借地景攝影來引申至身份、歷史、核心價值等議題的論述。是次展覽將這些論述延續,以機械裝置將照片與流動影像結合,製作出關乎視覺經驗與身份理解的一系列作品。 ...
NEW LIGHT VI • THE ELUSIVE • SIU WAI HANG

NEW LIGHT VI • THE ELUSIVE • SIU WAI HANG

The Elusive is a solo exhibition by emerging Hong Kong photographer Siu Wai Hang. Siu has long been featuring landscape in his work, but his underlying focus is always on humanity. He believes history is ever settling in our surroundings, being distilled...
Postcards from the Road: Jonathan Day

Postcards from the Road: Jonathan Day

The year when Jonathan Day was born, Robert Frank published his photo book The Americans. The book records the Swiss-American photographer's two-year journey in a used old car through 48 states of the United States of America. Jack Kerouac said he "sucked...
A / Part: early and recent works of Alfred Ko Chi-Keung

A / Part: early and recent works of Alfred Ko Chi-Keung

06 - 19.03.2015 Curated by Lee Lim-Chee Co-ordination | Lumenvisum Venue Sponsor | JCCAC   From the curious encounters in the adventurous travels to the Mainland in early 70s, to critical contempt for the commercialised urban conditions of ...
RARE ENCOUNTERS: Nancy Sheung's Portraits of Hong Kong Women in the 1960s

RARE ENCOUNTERS: Nancy Sheung's Portraits of Hong Kong Women in the 1960s

Lumenvisum resents: RARE ENCOUNTERS Nancy Sheung's Portraits of Hong Kong Women in the 1960s Artist Nancy Sheung (Sheung Wai-Chun) Curator  Deputy Curator Dr Edwin K. Lai Rachel Hui-Yin Ip Opening ...
Not just a Fashion Parade: Wong Wo Bik

Not just a Fashion Parade: Wong Wo Bik

Lumenvisum is proud to present artist Wong Wo-bik’s latest exhibition Not Just A Fashion Parade. Her exhibits today are quite different from the past which have been concerned with topics such as city landscape and daily livelihood, conflict and balance, f...
Last Landscape  •  Lau Chi Chung

Last Landscape • Lau Chi Chung

22.8-5.10.2014 The Last Landscape  /  Lau Chi Chung The ending of a story or movie forms readers’ and audiences’ final impression of what they have read, seen or heard. The places presented in this series indicate the final moment of different stori...
Emerging Mountains: A solo exhibition by Fiona Wong Lai-ching

Emerging Mountains: A solo exhibition by Fiona Wong Lai-ching

Lumenvisum is proud to present “Emerging Mountains” A solo exhibition of Hong Kong ceramics artist, Fiona Wong Lai-ching. Her works explore the imagery of mountains in-between photography and ceramics. From time immemorial, people used to see the ...
Colour Hong Kong 40s-60s

Colour Hong Kong 40s-60s

2015.4.25 The Second World War and the Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong (for three years and eight months) are very important turning points in Hong Kong history. Hong Kong, after the war, has undergone drastic changes in the society, economy, people’s l...
Stereoviews: A Conversation between  Anothermountainman & Gretchen So

Stereoviews: A Conversation between Anothermountainman & Gretchen So

Lumenvisum proudly announces that artist Anothermountainman and photographer Gretchen So are participants of this year’s “Conversation between Artist and Photographer Series IV”.  These two prominent photographic artists have distinctive backgrounds. During...
Prayer for a City: An Exhibition by Patrick Lee

Prayer for a City: An Exhibition by Patrick Lee

Lumenvisum is proud to present “Prayer for a City”, Patrick Lee’s exhibition in Hong Kong. And simultaneously Gallery z will present  {MOBILE POETRY LAB} a photo-based work by Lee Ka-Sing for an open dialogue and a perspective into the metaphorical languag...
Dozens of Photography Works

Dozens of Photography Works

2013.12.5 Lumenvisum is proud to present “Dozen of Photography Works” in collaboration with 100ft Park and Hong Kong International Photo Festival. While photography exhibition, publishing and other cultural activities create and sustain a p...
Cyther: A photo exhibition by Cheng Chick Woon

Cyther: A photo exhibition by Cheng Chick Woon

Lumenvisum is proud to present “Cyther” A photo exhibition by Hong Kong Master Photographer, Cheng Chick Woon. Cheng is a photographic master in Hong Kong during the 1950’s; he recorded the life of poor people and their living environment through camera...
Night

Night

2013.9.7   "Photograph in the wee hours of the night when humans are sparse. The mind wanders as the hushed night transports one away from the objective reality. Such alienation is similar to the situation where images from the coloured...
Cloud Views: A photo exhibition by FUNG Ho-yin with the Gallery

Cloud Views: A photo exhibition by FUNG Ho-yin with the Gallery

2013.4.19 Lumenvisum is pleased to present "Cloud Views", a photo exhibition by FUNG Ho-yin with the gallery. The Exhibition shows some of Fung’s photographic images – of clouds, in various forms and states. They are made of a historic alternative pho...
To Another Horizon: Chun Wai Book Launch & Exhibition Opening

To Another Horizon: Chun Wai Book Launch & Exhibition Opening

2012.12.20   To Another Horizon is a photographic monograph divided into seven sections. It begins with an image of a desolate, run-down Western garden with a hint of the decline of a civilisation. Passing through this garden is another horizon,...
Heavenly Mundanity: Sculpture x Photography by Ho Siu-kee

Heavenly Mundanity: Sculpture x Photography by Ho Siu-kee

Most of Ho Siu-kee's artwork start with the exploration of his own bodily perception and appear in form of self-portraiture by employing different media such as wearable sculpture and photography. The artistic expression materializes and projects the...
Whispering From The South: A Photo Exhibition on local Ethnic Minorities

Whispering From The South: A Photo Exhibition on local Ethnic Minorities

2012.9.9 A group of some twenty local residents of different backgrounds and ethnicities have spent nine months, exploring different localities in Hong Kong, to document the lives and the distinguishing cultures of the South Asia origin residents of...

Chinese Muslims in Indonesia (2007-2009): A Photo Exhibition by Zhuang Wubin

  Today, there are some 238 million people in Indonesia. The Chinese make up less than 1.2 percent and around 5.4 percent of them are Muslims. Clearly, Chinese Muslims are a minority within the minority. However, they have been living in the Nusantara...

Sleight: A Photo Exhibition by Wai Kit Lam

  Opening:06.07.2012 (Fri), 6-8pm Exhibition Period:06.07 - 16.08.2012 Artist Talk: 07.21.2012 (Sat) 3-5pm SLEIGHT is the first exhibition Wai Kit Lam holds at Lumenvisum. During Kit’s journey of searching for own artistic style, she h...
New Light III • Photos of Cheung • The first photo exhibition of Cheung Wailok

New Light III • Photos of Cheung • The first photo exhibition of Cheung Wailok

2012.6.2   “New Light III:Photos of Cheung” is the third exhibition of the New Light series, the first photo exhibition of the young photographer Cheung Wailok. The basic elements of photography, light and time, always catches Cheung’s atten...
Square China: The latest work by Andrew Wong

Square China: The latest work by Andrew Wong

2012.4.28 Lumenvisum is proud to present “Square China”, the latest work by Andrew Wong. A veteran photojournalist for more than 20 years, the former Chief Photographer at Reuters Beijing bureau and Director of Photography/Chief Photographer, China reg...
The Marriage of 2P: A Solo Exhibition by Francis Yu

The Marriage of 2P: A Solo Exhibition by Francis Yu

2012.3.23   An experimental dialogue between painting and photography. In this first attempt of the painter to extend his creations into photography, Francis Yu continues his challenge to the boundary of arts. He pursuits breakthrough by...
Mirage: A Conversation between Tang Ying Chi & Lau Ching Ping Exhibition

Mirage: A Conversation between Tang Ying Chi & Lau Ching Ping Exhibition

2012.2.18   After the success of last year’s “Posing Museum: A Conversation between Luke Ching & Ducky Tse Exhibition”, Lumenvisum proudly announces the second exhibition of the “Conversation between Artist and Photographer Series”. The artis...
Fong Tong 12 'Keep ‧ Watch' : Kwun Tong Urban Renewal Photography Project IV

Fong Tong 12 'Keep ‧ Watch' : Kwun Tong Urban Renewal Photography Project IV

Community is of upmost concern to us because it is the basic element that creates the fabric of modern society. Ngau Tau Kok housing estate has gone and become part of the history. On the other side, Yue Man Fong has not retired from the stage. This community...
Chinese Sentiment: A Photo Exhibition by Shen Wei

Chinese Sentiment: A Photo Exhibition by Shen Wei

2011.11.5   Although arts exchange between Hong Kong and China has been intensifying since its return to China, fine art photography as we now see is dominantly in conceptual form. While traditional forms like portrait photography, which has...
Hong Kong Waters: a photo / video / sound project by Andreas Müller-Pohle

Hong Kong Waters: a photo / video / sound project by Andreas Müller-Pohle

2011.6.24   Since "Hong Kong Water" was presented at Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre on April this year. We would like to presenting it again at L0 Gallery, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre from 24 June to 10 July. 10 March 2011 | Hong...
SPOKEN DESIRES: A Photo Exhibition by Joan Leung

SPOKEN DESIRES: A Photo Exhibition by Joan Leung

2011.6.3 Homegrown designer Joan Leung is the awardee of this year’s New Light II exhibition - creative series by young photographers. Unveiling the world of desires behind the city’s imprinted messaging, Leung’s Spoken Desires Photo Exhibition organ...
Still sitting on the wall: A wet plate art project by Gavin Au

Still sitting on the wall: A wet plate art project by Gavin Au

2011.4.2   “Wall” - is a very common object in our everyday life but it also separate people from their homeland, the city outside the “Wall” is evolving, maybe one day our homeland will be completely segregated , and we can only have a gl...
Hong Kong Waters: A photo/video/sound project by Andreas Müller-Pohle

Hong Kong Waters: A photo/video/sound project by Andreas Müller-Pohle

2011.1.4 Preview 4/1 – 16/1/2011 Venue Lumenvisum L2-10, JCCAC, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon This project aims to map Hong Kong from the perspective of the water. Different media will be used: underwater photography, half above a...
Identity:  A Photo exhibition by Ting Chan

Identity: A Photo exhibition by Ting Chan

Ting Chan (Velsen, 17th April 1972) is a Chinese-Dutch photographer and documentary maker. Chan was born and raised in The Netherlands, after her parents migrated from Hong Kong to the Netherlands. Chan took part in many exhibitions in The Netherlands....
MEGAFAUNA: Raymond Chan, Chan Kwong Yuen , Leon Suen, Tse Ming Chong

MEGAFAUNA: Raymond Chan, Chan Kwong Yuen , Leon Suen, Tse Ming Chong

An almost mythical offspring of colonialism and modern capitalism, Hong Kong lives an increasing number of megafauna. A unique nature of this urban dwelling megafauna species is its involuntary tendency to toil around the clock in almost every possible...
two side of the same coin: An exhibition of photographs by Wu Jia Lin and his wife Wu Yue Hua

two side of the same coin: An exhibition of photographs by Wu Jia Lin and his wife Wu Yue Hua

An exhibition of photographs by Wu Jia Lin and his wife Wu Yue Hua Wu Jia Lin grew up in Zhao Tong, an area of great poverty in the northeastern edge of Yunnan province, China. He worked as a photographer for the Yunan Photo Agency, and worked his...
Burdening Representations

Burdening Representations

  There is no measure of weight until it is lifted. Burdening Representations – historical memory of China from Hong Kong (thereafter Burdening Representations) is derived from the specific need to affirm the relevance of the June 4th massacre i...

Photogenic Olympians: Dustin Shum Solo Exhibition

“Olympians are the product of the Movement, and to get them to the stadiums, pools and playing fields, it takes the actions of legions of people who might not be Olympians.” Bill Toomey, 1968 Olympic decathlon champion The Beijing Olympic in the...
Michael Wolf: Hong Kong Back Door

Michael Wolf: Hong Kong Back Door

  Shall We Laugh By Madeleine Marie Slavick Michael Wolf dedicates one of his photography books to his mother, who brought him, as a German boy growing up in Georgia and California, to flea markets around the city. I can imagine them...