Leica x Swire Hotels photography exhibition Hong Kong 24 Feb – 19 Mar / Beijing 7-30 April

February 17, 2012

Following the initiatives of working with local creative talent, Swire Hotels’ House Collection: The Opposite House, Beijing and The Upper House Hong Kong have collaborated with Leica camera, commissioning four local photographers, two from the respective cities to photograph the properties with the themes of “Beijing opposites” and “Hong Kong views from the top”, using a Leica camera of their choice.

An exhibition will be held at The Opposite House Beijing and The Upper House Hong Kong over February and March 2012, showcasing a diverse and eclectic mix of new perspectives on the Houses, seen through the lenses of different Leica cameras (film and digital) and the four post-80s generation photographers.

A competition was also held for themed submissions on “Beijing opposites” and “Hong Kong Views from the top” in October-December 2011 and the winning entries of the grand prize and top five entries will be also on display.

For more details of the project, have a look here and here.

Madi Ju shot with the LEICA MP/35mm f2.5, Hanchao shot with the M7/35mm f2.5, Mandy Yeung shot with the
LEICA M9/50mm f2.5 and Xue Tan shot with LEICA MP/28mm f2.8

Join us for the exhibition in Hong Kong at The Upper House 24 February – 19 March, 2012. Stay tuned for the exhibition dates in Beijing.

The Upper House Hong Kong
Pacific Place
88 Queensway Road
Admiralty
+852 2918 1838

The Opposite House, Beijing
The Village Building 1,
No 11. Sanlitun Road
Chaoyang District 100027
Beijing, China
Tel: +8610 6417 6688

Project initiatives of Juliana Loh, Social Media Manager, Swire Hotels and editor-in-chief of the blog.Follow her tweets: @bilbaobab or 微博 @julianaloh

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