Tag Archives: photography

Contemporary Chinese culture at The Floating Cinema

Posted on August 7, 2014 by Toothpicker

It's not an exaggeration to say the 'dilemma' that faces many Londoners is not the lack of entertainment/consumption choices, but the overwhelming of choices available. And when it comes to cultural events, we are just spoiled for choice and it's hard to keep up even if you are subscribed to hundreds of [...]

This post was posted in London, Photography, Talks, Films & documentaries, Art, Transport, Videos & animations, Chinese art and was tagged with London, photography, talks, documentaries, Chinese art, Hong Kong design, The Floating Cinema, animations


Pick me up 2014 exhibition

Posted on June 13, 2014 by Toothpicker

Main: Jessica Das' Cat island; bottom middle: Artomatic; Bottom right: Hey

 
Life has been rather hectic since I got back to London, so there is a backlog of entries... Back in May, I visited the fifth Pick me up 2014 exhibition at the Somerset house, a contemporary graphic arts festival that showcases [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Photography, British designs, Graphics & illustrations, Design and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, photography, graphic design, British design, Pick me up


London winter 2013/14 art & design exhibitions

Posted on March 7, 2014 by Toothpicker

Main and bottom left: The new Serpentine Sackler Gallery designed by Zaha Hadid Architects opened in Sept 2013; Bottom right: Paul Klee at Tate Modern
 
I intended to publish this a while ago, but I have been traveling and it took longer than I expected to complete. It is a recap [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Architecture, Photography, British designs, Fashion, Art, Design and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, architecture, fashion, photography


Poverty in the Midst of Plenty exhibition

Posted on March 29, 2013 by Toothpicker

 
Even though Hong Kong is one of wealthiest cities in the world, the gap between the rich and the poor is also widening significantly over the last twenty years. Income equality is now among the worst in the world and poverty is an issue that can no longer be neglected.
 

Chan Wai Kwong's [...]

This post was posted in Hong Kong, Exhibitions, Photography, Travel, Social issues and was tagged with Hong Kong, art and design exhibitions, photography


Photography exhibitions in London

Posted on January 26, 2013 by Toothpicker

 
Saving the desperate 'bride' by Li Yang, 3rd prize singles ( spot news) at World Press photo 2012
 
In the past few months, I have been busy visiting various photography exhibitions all over London. Finally, I feel that photography is being more 'recognised' as an art form, and it's great to see so [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Photography and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, photography


Art & design venues in Bangkok

Posted on May 1, 2012 by Toothpicker

Giant art work outside of the Bangkok art & culture center
 
If you are interested in the art and cultural side of Bangkok, it is best to pick up the monthly guide, Bangkok art map, where you will find listings of the art and photography exhibitions in town. Since I didn't have much [...]

This post was posted in Exhibitions, Photography, Travel, Bangkok, Art and was tagged with art and design exhibitions, photography, Bangkok, Thailand


Musée des Arts Décoratifs exhibitions (Jan 2012)

Posted on February 2, 2012 by Toothpicker

On a grey and wet January day in Paris, I chose to spend the afternoon at Musee des Arts Decoratifs next to the Louvre. Very much like the V & A in London, this museum has an interesting collection of furniture, crafts, ceramics, designs, fashion and textiles as well as advertising work [...]

This post was posted in Exhibitions, Photography, Travel, Paris, Art and was tagged with art and design exhibitions, paris, photography


Paris exhibitions (Jan 2012)

Posted on January 29, 2012 by Toothpicker

Thierry Mouillé's "Brass Space, Pavillon 1" at Espace culturel Louis Vuitton
 
If I have to choose three cities that offer the most inspiring, original and diverse art/ design/ photography exhibitions, they would be Berlin, Paris and Tokyo (in no particular order), followed by either London or New York. London is not on my [...]

This post was posted in Exhibitions, Photography, Travel, Paris, Art and was tagged with art and design exhibitions, paris, photography


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