Jungle Line

(QIU YÍNG SHĪ KĀN 秋螢詩刊) A Life in Publication

  Dancing flamesAmong the earliest publications Ka-sing made was a poetry journal called the Fire Blade 火鍔, a primitive hand-stencil-printed tablo...

(OP News) A Life in Publication

It all began with his love of publications (since a teenager), the people he met, the money he saved up from skipping lunch and spent it on books h...

Ten Postcards

Postcards are short stories, each one a time capsule, a seed to grow and a fruit to retrieve at the receiver’s end. I have lots of them and every s...

OUT OF CONTEXT 外圍 The 15 Kennedy Road Exhibition, 1987

In the night sky of 5000 years of human history, the unique 150 years of Hong Kong colonial period is but an insignificant faint sparkle. And withi...

Six Portraits

For me, the nineties in Hong Kong was the best of time. While hesitating about climate of the city's future, people inevitably had to move forward....

Self-portraits of two photographers

Holly Lee, self portrait, 20028x8 inches, archival pigment print   One very interesting topic in photography, for me, is self-portrait. In the past...

Wing Words

I am not a philatelist, but once I liked to save up stamps. I have a passion for ‘small pretty pictures’ and there was a time when so many of them ...

Once upon a name card

It probably began in early 1975…Ka-sing used to be known by Wingo to his friends, a name he made up, a name that made me think of flying freely lik...

The shape of Time. On Flip Books

  1. Flip Books as Optical ToysJohn Barnes Linnett made the world’s first flip book in 1868, naming his creation Kineograph but the object was lat...

Dislocated journeys

  (DISLOCATION, Journey Issue, June 15, 1995. Cover photo by Lau Ching-ping) In the Journey issue of Dislocation magazine published in 1995, the co...

Spectators as Sky-Eaters

I gave up the hope of finding the exact position, where Chi Wo, in the Winter of 2003 made a pin-hole photograph pointing skyward at a junction in ...

Postcard Talk

It has become my habit to place recently received postcards on bookshelves, lean against few thin books, or fat volumes of encyclopedias, so I woul...