JAN CURIOUS:怪獸可怕嗎?| ARE MONSTERS SCARY?

正所謂「怪獸」,對一般人而言其即是奇怪的珍奇異獸,但對阿Jan而言,「怪獸」是特別而出衆的,而若一件事物是出衆的,那就是藝術。

When we talk about “monsters”, it is most likely strange, rare and exotic creature to most people. However, in Jan’s eye, “monster” is something that is special and outstanding. If one is outstanding, it can be seen as art.

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奇幻香港 | FANTASIES IN REALITY

肩負鳥籠的公園伯伯、叫賣蔬果的街市姨姨、呆望風景的地鐵少女,這些場景對我們而言是枯燥乏味的日常,在本地藝術家何博欣的畫中,卻微妙的形成了一齣又一齣的奇幻香港電影。

Old men in the park who carries bird cages on his shoulder, aunts in the street markets selling fruits and vegetables, and girls in the subway gawking at the scenery. These scenes are tedious and ordinary for us. In local painter and illustrator, Vivian Ho’s drawings, they have been subtly formed to be one and another fantasy Hong Kong movie.

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孤寂中的一點光 | VENDING MACHINES FROM DUSK TILL DAWN

也許我們到日本旅遊時,都曾經被放置在路上各處的自動販賣機所吸引,不自覺地買下一瓶又一瓶的飲料。但對於北海道出身的日本攝影師大橋英兒,販賣機可說是他的救命稻草。

Have you ever wonder why are there so many vending machines on the streets when you travel to Japan? Japanese photographer Eiji Ohashi gained a deeper appreciation of Japan’s ubiquitous metal boxes one harsh night in his Hokkaido hometown. 

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