Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive
|Go Man Ching, Simon 吳文正|
|Name in pinyin: Wu Wenzheng|
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|Place of birth: Hong Kong|
|Art Medium: photography|
|Go graduated from the School of Design of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1989. He has been a photojournalist for 11 years. Since 1991, he had collaborated with several other artists in taking photographs of people living in cramped bed-space apartments, so-called “Cagehomes” for six years. The “Cage-people” photo exhibition was held in the Hong Kong Arts Centre in 1995 and his works has been exhibited in the tour exhibitions of Contemporary Asian Art by Anderson Gallery, School of Arts, Viriginal Commonwealth University in U.S.A. At the same time, he also joined the exhibition of microcosm of Hong Kong Metropolitan in France. He had held another exhibition of documentary photography project namely “Poverty in Urban Poor” in Hong Kong Arts Centre in 1997. He had spent four years in studying and collecting the traditional Chinese medicine packaging since 1997. His book A Visual Journey Through Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Packaging was published in 2001 and the exhibition of Chinese Medicine Packaging was held in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Arts Centre in 2002. He was awarded the Hong Kong Print Awards in 2001.|
|Tai Kwok Tsui No.2 (1995) B/W photo||Tai Kwok Tsui No.3 (1995) B/W photo||Tai Kwok Tsui No.4 (1995) B/W photo||Tai Kwok Tsui (1995) B/W photo|
|Cageman in Mongkok (1995) B/W photo||Old Twins in North Point (1996) B/W photo||Cageman with Cat (1996) B/W photo||Sleeper in Shumshuipo (1996) B/W photo|
|Old Friend in Mongkok (1996) B/W photo||Demonstration 2 (1997) B/W photo||Father and Son (1997) B/W photo||Painting of Hong Kong in Central (1997) B/W photo|
|Hong Kong Before Handover (1997) B/W photo||Picture Before Handover No.16 (1997) B/W photo||Demonstration (1997) B/W photo||Poors in Shamshuipo (1997) B/W photo|
|Old Man with Medals (1998) B/W photo||Central, Hong Kong (1998) B/W photo|
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Last updated: 3 July, 2020.