Directed by: Dawn Shadforth Producers: Rachel Rumbold, Jonas Quant I needed to figure out how to edit a dance scene for my recent short film and luckily re-discovered this great music video by Hurts. Everything from it’s color, composition, to it’s storytelling is absolutely captivating.
Tattoo Culture in South Korea. Photography and Interview by: Hon Hoang He sits in the tattoo parlor telling me about how Korea is changing. In his unique accent, a mix of Korean and Australian, he tells me about a traditional culture that is moving from conservatism towards one of self-expression. Traditional Korean views dictate that having […]
The Story A child being born of mainland China, Wong Kar-Wai escaped to British-ruled Hong Kong during the beginning of China’s Cultural Revolution. He spent his early youth in a new city, isolated from the culture around him. Voices resonate as incoherent speech. Words assembled from familiar yet indeterminable sounds. In a busy city where people […]
I often go back to The GAP when I feel doubt in what I am pursuing. I often feel disparaged when I look at the work that inspires me. It’s difficult to persist because of the distance between where I want to be and where I am now. It’s helpful to know that being able to discern […]
Model: Rene Manuel Nessler Photographer: Hon Hoang 2000, the number can elicit some ideas in the minds of those who see it. Some might think of the year that the internet was supposed to break and the world was meant to follow suit. Most, especially those accustomed to living in large metropolises, would not consider it to […]
An Interview with Yuriy Ogarkov by Hon Hoang Spontaneity seems to diminish as we age. Our inclination to act on desires of exploration are stricken by thoughts and memories of things that tell us we shouldn’t. With these inhibitions comes missed opportunities, whether it’s places left unseen or moments left inexperienced. As I continue these series […]