Announcing our 7th Photo Essay Asia Finalist in the Invisible Photographer Asia Awards 2013: LAM YIK FEI, Mongolian Homeless Children Seek Shelter in Extreme Cold.
Thomas Lee explores the phenomenon of ‘social lesbianism’ amongst foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong.
We are offering a grant to sponsor a young Hong Kong photographer to participate in our Street Photography Workshop in Hong Kong with fees waived.
3 Days of Street Photography in Hong Kong with Invisible Photographer Asia in January 2013
Jerry Lee is a Finalist in the 2nd Annual IPA Street Photography Asia Contest 2012 by Invisible Ph t grapher Asia (IPA).
Vanessa Yuen is a Finalist in the 2nd Annual IPA Street Photography Asia Contest 2012 by Invisible Ph t grapher Asia (IPA).
A few weeks ago when I was in Hong Kong (HK), Typhoon Nesat swept past. On Thursday, 29th September 2011, Typhoon Signal No. 8 was issued and the whole of HK basically shut down. Schools, offices, the stock market and most shops closed and transport more or less came to a standstill. The MTR trains ran at a reduced frequency, hardly any taxis or private vehicles were on the roads and the ferry boats, trams and buses stopped running whilst Signal No. 8 was in force. My wife and I ventured out in search for food during the quieter moments …
Squatting amid the luxury hotels and malls of modern Kowloon is a dilapidated structure resembling a dirty vent of a giant subterranean machine. This is Chungking Mansions.
Born in Taipei and raised in Hong Kong, Thomas Lee now meanders between East and West working as a photojournalist, artist and filmmaker-photographer in New York and Hong Kong. Thomas’s work has won awards and seen publication by the likes of Time Magazine, The New York Times, Rolling Stone Magazine, and The Guardian amongst others. In this exclusive Invisible Interview, Thomas reveals a bit more about himself, being a journartist as he calls it, and his aspirations “to distill the abstract and the sublime from reality, to create works that blur the line between reportage and fiction.” Invisible Ph t grapher …
Some of you asked for it – here it is. An exclusive interview with Jonathan van Smit also known as K_iwi. Referred by some as fearless, Jonathan hails from New Zealand, and is a Gweilo (as he proudly carries the label) street photographer in Hong Kong. His photographs are a stream of stark, grungy, noir-ish beauty. To accompany the interview, Jonathan has also compiled an exclusive essay of his choice photographs. Invisible Photographer Asia: Firstly, what’s a Gweilo Street Photographer doing in Hong Kong? Jonathan: I came here in early 2008, moving from New Zealand where I lived next to …