The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre played host to Art HK, one of the Big Lychee's premier cultural events, for a few days last week and I spent some of last weekend there checking out the 2012 edition of the international art fair.
While wandering about viewing the many creative works temporarily on view inside one of Hong Kong's more recognizable architectural structures and landmarks, I got to thinking the building itself would be a worthy subject for Sandi's and Gattina's Photo Hunts this week -- and proceeded to snap a few shots from inside of one of those famous places whose exterior, like Hong Kong City Hall (my Photo Hunt subject last week), often appears in photographs of the Hong Kong Island skyline.
When looking this morning at the photos I took last week, I decided to go with just one and supplement it with other shots of the exterior to give those of you who aren't familiar with Hong Kong views of the building that got famously blown up in Gen-X Cops and also features pretty prominently in New Police Story -- two films that (coincidentally?) have actor-singer Nicholas Tse in their cast!
For those who are wondering: yes, both those exterior shots were taken from on board the Star Ferry. And while I realize that it's considered a very touristy thing to do, there really still are times when I'm riding on them that I feel compelled to take out my camera and snap some photos of Hong Kong -- as well as reflect on how privileged I am to be living here in one of the most famous places -- and great cities -- in the world. :)