‘notes from hong kong’ explores the narrative of everyday moments in which people loose themselves in devices and spaces by creating temporary private moments in public places. This fraction of the project was my response to the claustrophobic and contained nature of the city, something I experienced whilst living here. In such a crowded city where you are rarely alone, I was drawn to the way people isolated themselves - on the MTR, in doorways, down side streets. People were unresponsive as I photographed them, almost in a self-induced state of hypnosis. At times I found the backs of people held a lot of emotion and created a certain curiosity and mystery about who they were and what their story was. The images are punctuated with scenes of the city that provide a backdrop and a context to the people I photograph. 

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