A Hong Kong Memoir

A Hong Kong Memoir

Fan HO

Publisher: Modernbook

The final publication in the trilogy of photobooks published by Modernbook Editions, Fan Ho’s “A Hong Kong Memoir” follows the previous publications “The Living Theatre” and “Hong Kong Yesterday”. This third and final installment includes an in-depth introduction by Mark Pinsukanjana and Bryan Yedinak as well as an afterword written by Sarah van Ingelgom. Here Fan Ho experiments with the old negatives, creating new and interesting narratives of the cities landscape through overlaying the negatives on one and another. These selected compositions through the use of double negative prints create worlds which are both playful yet maintain their elegant and timeless representation of the artists beloved city. Fan Ho brilliantly creates new narratives and scenes by using this overlaying technique to make “something old new again”. New worlds are created and explored by the viewer, allowing people to once again rediscover Hong Kong through multiplicities of meanings and referencing visible in Fan Ho’s final installment.


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Book Size
290 x 250 mm
128 pages, 101 images
3rd Edition (Published in 2021)

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