Like the great cities of the modern world such as New-York
or Tokyo, Hong Kong fascinates photographers. With this collection of images, in numbered limited edition, YellowKorner offers you a wander through the streets of one of the modern era’s most impressive cities.
photography above all endeavours to depict buildings through low-angle shots. This way of capturing the city
uses the viewpoint of a person looking towards the sky – a way of making buildings appear even higher and more imposing.
chooses to break with this conventional technique to observe a different angle of urban architecture
. He lays his gaze on a specific part of a building, often halfway up. He focuses on this element to heighten a sense of vertigo. The gaze seems lost between ground and sky, in the face of thousands of office or apartment windows.
a lover of Asia
, was of course drawn to photograph Hong Kong. He contemplates the architecture of this immense city, revealing intersections and lit-up nights, from Victoria Harbour to the skyline and Central District. In this sense, his practice shares elements of travel photography as well as documentary photography, in seeking to shed light on an unadorned reality, in both black and white and in colour.
Immerse yourself in the outsize scale of this bustling metropolis through the photographs of Andy Yeung
. The artist turns spectators every which way, offering them all sorts of viewpoints. Gazing up or down, in aerial photography or shots focusing in on architectural details, he plays with the city’s forms and many facets. In a decor, the gaze is drawn to these immense, atypical photographs. They offer a dive into the heart of this megalopolis that never sleeps.