Cai Guo-Qiang is no strange name to those who admire largescale, site-specific art. Known for his range of unique firework installations, particularly with his direction for the opening and closing ceremony at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Cai will be working with Hennessy this September for the 15-minute piece, “A World Odyssey”. More than just … Continued

Tied down by emotions, restricted by reality, art is often the best escape for people to release and reassess their current state of mind. The series “FIGHT OR FLIGHT” by local artist Kay Wong is a beautiful collection that speaks directly to the idea. Framing and tying items she has collected during her trip to … Continued

Most people probably don’t include the transit experience as a part of their traveling memories. I, on the other hand, have had lots of unforgettable moments in airports. This includes sprinting in the Bangkok airport trying to catch my next flight, spending hours in the Singapore airport exploring their cinema and sunflower garden, and not … Continued

As we see stuck up cardboards and acrylic boards pinned up between tables at restaurants here in Hong Kong, Elenberg’s interlocking Perspex sheets in bright fluro and colourways inspired by the Australian bush is a breath of fresh air. Inspired by Playplax children’s design toy in the 70’s, Melbourne-based Zahava Elenberg has transformed its very … Continued

The last thing one would expect at the world’s busiest station is a resting area. As the heartbeat of Japan, Shinjuku East Square now welcomes frequent travelers with a community art park that allows one to truly take a breather. Created by Japanese artist Tomokazu Matsuyama in collaboration with East Japan Railway Company (JR), the … Continued

Do you ever spare the time to stop and read signs anymore? Though contemporary signs are quite uniform and do not reveal much of a story, historical signages are doors into different histories. Upon decommissioning in 2006, a collection of historical signages has been left intact in the Declared Monuments. These signs have served different … Continued

Ever since there has been trading in the history of mankind, different cultures have inevitably been interwoven together. Even though one can argue it wasn’t until the internet has been commercialized have we truly experienced globalization, the point is that whether in the East or the West, we all undoubtedly share common experiences. Now that … Continued

Abstract objects are interconnected by joints, which sprawls like a stretched limb. The integrated web of handrails, bowling pins, and more infiltrates and interacts with the occupied architecture, as though the two are negotiating for their share of the space. While outside, you see and hear a conglomerate of pieces of equipment and their sounds, … Continued