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Waving hands and saying ‘Hello’ should be something very normal in human society. However, since the ravage of epidemic and social movement, relationships between everyone have become more distant. Saying ‘Hello’ has become more difficult. 

Photographer So Hing Keung is going to hold a photo exhibition: “Hello! How are you?”. Greeting by waving hands is a symbol of building friendships in human civilisation. This gesture, used by politicians, has also played an important role in human history. But we all know that nothing would remain unchanged. Just like the ‘New Norms’ brought by epidemic, the forms and meanings of things would change over time.

So Hing Keung used his hand to say ‘Hello’ to different objects. By displaying those images, the photographer sends these greetings to the audience. Starting from the shadow of a hand, then a hand with the body, to a particular posture finally, showed the way of thinking of the photographer.

Lumenvisum presents you: “Hello! How are you?” a photo exhibition by So Hing Keung in June 2021. Through the imaginative images, the audience may enter the world of the photographer, saying “Hello! How are you?” in a different way.

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Opening Hours Venue

5 June 2021 to 4 July 2021
5 June 2021 (Sat) 3:00pm – 4:30pm
5 June 2021 (Sat) 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Tuesday to Sunday 11:00am-1:00pm, 2:00pm-6:00pm (Closed on Mondays)
Lumenvisum, L2-02 Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon, Hong Kong



About the artist

So Hing Keungis a Hong Kong-born photographer. He has held over 40 solo and many group exhibitions in China, Paris, Berlin, New York, Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax, Vienna, Macau, and Hong Kong. He held a solo exhibition, “Red”, at the Louis Vuitton Gallery in Hong Kong in 2009. So has also participated in the Guangzhou International Photo Biennial.

Works of So Hing Keung are collected by the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and in private collections. Among the awards he has won are the Prize of Excellence of the Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition, Photographer of the Year Awards by the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong and fellowships from Asian Cultural Council and Hong Kong Arts Development Council. So has four books on his various photographic series. He attained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Photographic Design from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He currently teaches photography at the Department of Fine Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

About Lumenvisum

Lumenvisum is a non-profit art organisation dedicated to the promotion of photography. Founded by four veteran photographers in 2007, it is a platform for cultural exchange, educational outreach, sharing of resources and building of knowledge.



For Inquiries

Karl Leung Tel:(852) 3177 9159 / (852) 9097 2361 

Sample images of exhibition  

For images with higher resolution, please check out the link below. (Provided by So Hing Keung)