Melbourne Now!
Art

Melbourne Now!

The National Gallery of Victoria is usually one of my first pit-stops when I’m back in Melbourne. I’ve spent many a blissful afternoon there on art-class pilgrimages or to take a breather from my day. Last December on a trip to visit the parentals I was lured back to the NGV by Melbourne Now, an … Continue reading

Horsing Around
Lifestyle

Horsing Around

Hong Kong seems to have gone horse-mad in the lead up to Chinese New Year. It’s the Year of the Horse so horse decorations in buildings and on streets, horse prints, and horse fashion shoots abound! Recently, I too was invited to participate in a fun equestrian-themed photoshoot with several talented ladies for Hong Kong’s … Continue reading

Spray It, Don’t Say It!
Art / Travel

Spray It, Don’t Say It!

It’s likely that if you’ve ever been to Melbourne and embarked on a quest for the perfect latte around the CBD and inner city area, you’ve stumbled across many of the city’s renowned street-art decorated laneways. Melbourne embraced stencil art with gusto early on, leading to the first stencil festival in the world in 2004. … Continue reading

Yinka Shonibare: Fabric of the Times
Art

Yinka Shonibare: Fabric of the Times

As published in Hong Kong Tatler, December 2013 “In art, truth is suggested by false means,” Edgar Degas once declared, and artist Yinka Shonibare’s work reveals some harsh realities about modern society: racism, inequality between colonising and colonised cultures, and the excess of a contemporary society increasingly on the verge of implosion. Works by the … Continue reading