I finally made it to Blue Lotus to see RECONSTRUCT, and though the exhibition has ended, I’m posting about it anyway, because if you are a tourist, and you are looking for #uniquesouvenirs of your trip to Hong Kong, you must visit this gallery/book shop. Blue Lotus has an incredible selection of #photographybooks of Hong Kong by the most famous Hong Kong photographers. . And, even though the works from RECONSTRUCT might not be up when you come to visit, this doesn’t mean you can’t see and buy them. If you are interested in anything you see in this post, ...
We had a full house last Saturday for Alexis Ip's workshop! Everyone came out with with a deeper understand of the immense patience and craft that goes into making his work as well as their own artworks to take home! Don't miss the chance to see his new works at the gallery until end of this month. #alexisip#fotomo
RECONSTRUCT is a duo exhibition that will be showcasing some of Alexis Ip’s personal snapshots of the nostalgic street vendors using analogue techniques that contrasts Stefan Irvine’s digital inputs to his panoramas of the disappearing ‘Tong Lau’ 📸 Both artists work together to tell the story of Hong Kong’s rich heritage so we are able to remember, cherish and learn from it all! 🙌🏼 Head on over to @bluelotusgallery in Sheung Wan from now until September 15th! 📸: @bluelotusgallery
Duo exhibition “Reconstruct” by Stefan Irvine and Alexis Ip at Blue Lotus Gallery. Both artists are reconstructing images of Hong Kong, but the techniques are different: Alexis uses analogue approach to make his collages, while Stefan digitally assembles plenty of photos together. The resulting artworks are a bit surreal despite its obvious realism. Exhibition includes Alexis Ip’s collaboration ‘3D Neon Fantasies’ with Keith Macgregor. Exhibition period: 8.08 — 15.09 Gallery address: 28 Pound Lane, Sheung Wan . . . #photography#photoexhibition ...
'The Twins: Chiu Kee Eggs & Snack Stall on Graham Street' Hong Kong 2015, collage completed in 2019 by Alexis Ip. This collage brings to stalls together from different locations under Ip's new series of work, Twins. On display as part of RECONSTRUCT till 15th of September | Wed to Sun. #alexisip#snackstall
'Hop Yick Store, Stanley' Hong Kong 2013, collage completed in 2019 by Alexis Ip. This artwork actually depicts the artist's wife and son at a local street vendor in Stanley and is on display as part of RECONSTRUCT till 15th of September | Wed to Sun. #alexisip#stanley
'Hong Kong Image, Fa Yuen Street' Hong Kong 2004, collage completed in 2019 by Alexis Ip. This particular work won the Hong Kong Contemporary Arts Award 2009 and is on display at RECONSTRUCT till 15th of September | Wed to Sun. #alexisip#fayuenstreet
'Shanghai Street, Mongkok' Hong Kong, 2016 by Stefan Irvine and Jörg Dietrich. Currently on show as part of our exhibition RECONSTRUCT running till 15th of September, Wed to Sun. #stefanirvine#alexisip
Part of Alexis Ip's new 'Twins' series where he combines two Hong Kong street stalls together from different locations. Don't miss seeing his amazing fotomo craft and creativity at our opening of RECONSTRUCT tomorrow along side the work of Stefan Irvine! #alexisip#reconstruct
And... we are ready for a NEW show! Do come celebrate the opening of RECONSTRUCT by Alexis Ip and Stefan Irvine with us tomorrow from 6-9pm! Thank you to our amazing Art Handler for doing such a great job! #reconstruct#stefanirvine
We are so proud to launch this amazing collaboration by Keith Macgregor and Alexis Ip 3D collage literally brings out the concept of Keith's Neon Fantasy project whereby he has been archiving the last neon of Hong Kong for 20 years. #neonfantasy#keithmacgregor @keithmacgregorphotography photo credit: Kozaf Li
Hace un año apareciste en mi camino, sin conocerme con tan solo una mirada te diste cuenta de lo mal que la estaba pasando😞 sin saber nada de mí y con solo un pequeño cruce de palabras decidiste querer ayudarme, sin pensarlo te puse en tu sitio pensando que eras como los demás que estaban tras de mí, esos que sabían que estaba recién llegada, con muchas carencias y pasándola de la fregada, esos que solo buscan aprovecharse de las mujeres vulnerables, pero con hechos y con esa constancia para demostrarme que no eras así, te ganaste mi atención☺ fuiste ...
Get into the 3d works of Alexis Ip' s masterful fotomo collages. "Hop Yick Store, Stanley" is just one of his works that aim to celebrate Hong Kong street scenes and document local culture before it disappears. In fact the subjects in this piece are his wife and son, a personal touch to artwork. Come see a series of his works at our gallery, please email or call before visiting. #alexisip#fotomo
Flashback to last weeks workshop in Fotomo 3D collage with the lovely Alexis Ip. Great pieces were produced and there was a deep concentration for the entire duration! Thanks to Alexis for sharing his techniques. #alexisip#fotomo @alexis_ip_ka_wai