Hong Kong #16About this photograph
All show the nocturnal hustle and bustle of the metropolises of Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and New York. The lighting on the streets and in buildings symbolizesall this activity. And yet the same lighting that creates the abstract and surreal image ofa city that never sleeps also epitomizes in its artificiality an unmistakable loneliness.Read more Read less
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Marcus Koppen was born in Minden, Germany, 1973. His settled in 2003 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and began working as a freelance photographer for a variety of international magazines and agencies. Travelling around the world on various assignments, he has become particularly interested in megacities. Koppen is fascinated by how rapidly the cityscapes of these modern urban giants are changing, as well as their growing importance.