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HKFP Lens: New Hong Kong ‘shutter art’ tells community stories in Jordan, Quarry Bay and Shau Kei Wan


Launched in 2017, the Hong Kong Urban Canvas project returns with 21 boldly painted shop shutters, organised by the Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation and supported by Standard Chartered Bank.

Shutter artwork for a Nepali restaurant by an artist called Uncle. Photo: Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation.

Eleven local artists have transformed the city’s streets into colourful walk-through galleries by brightening up the shutters of 21 stores in Jordan, Quarry Bay and Shau Kei Wan.

A grocery store on Battery Street, artwork by Wong Ting Fung. Photo: Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation.

Each are neighbourhoods that, over time, have been favoured by the Nepali community, seafaring families and local workers.



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