Chow Chun-Fai – Artist, Hong Kong

I’m standing under Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel fresco, ‘The Creation of Adam’, craning my neck to see Adam and God’s outstretched near-touching hands. But the faces I’m looking at are identical and Chinese–it is the face of celebrated Hong Kong artist Chow Chun-Fai. And I’m not in the Vatican, I’m in the artist’s Fotan studio. Fotan…

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Adrian Wong & Samantha Reid- Artist and Tailor, Hong Kong

As I step into celebrated Hong Kong artist, Adrian Wong, and his tailor fiancé, Samantha Reid’s industrial studio space in Wong Chuk Hang, I feel as though I have walked in on a jolly summer picnic. Seated by the window in the streaming sunlight, before a spread of oysters and home-cooked Chinese food, are a…

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Ellis Krueger & Alex Daye – Tailors & Owners of Moustache, Hong Kong

If you live in Hong Kong and haven’t yet been into Moustache, it’s likely you’ve walked past the collection of jade green Fu dogs and dragons sitting outside the shop in Noho’s Aberdeen Street. You’ve wondered what lies inside. It is a rabbit hole of a world, and once you enter it’s likely you’ll be…

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AES+F – Artists, Moscow

Last September while I was in Moscow for the Moscow Biennale, I, along with a small group of art fans, dropped by the studio of renowned Russian art collective, AES+F. In fact, the studio we visited was one of four in a drab Soviet-era artist building that the group uses for its projects; they have…

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