L.S. Lowry – the contemporary crowd

Upon visiting the L.S. Lowry exhibition at Tate Britain in London in October 2013, my notion of a city was developed as I added a critical view towards the concept of a crowd. By observing that the urban landscape went through a metamorphosis process, I was able to relate its historical legacy with the present times in a richer manner. A city is a place … Continue reading L.S. Lowry – the contemporary crowd

A shifting landscape of the billions

Some thoughts by Daphne Kao In a country like China with a population of 1.351 billion, it’s inhabitants become the most prominent but also the most invisible part of the landscape. Only when there is a purposely-made long holidays like October National Day or Chinese New Year, do you see this moving landscape of people at the airport, train station, bus terminals and popular scenic areas. At these … Continue reading A shifting landscape of the billions