The Hong Konger
Servers clear tables after lunch at Maxim’s Palace in City Hall. Based on the January 3, 1953 New Yorker magazine cover by Ludwig Bemelmans.
Hong Kong sea creatures go about their daily business, encumbered by environmental destruction. Based on the January 20, 1968 New Yorker cover Under the Sea by Charles Samuel Addams.
Porcelain figurines stand guard at Waterfall Bay Park. Based on the January 8, 1972 New Yorker magazine cover by Charles Samuel Addams.
The zodiac animals ride a crowded MTR train. Based on the January 31, 1994 New Yorker magazine cover by Edward Sorel.
A Zamboni driver at Festival Walk’s ice-skating rink sneaks onto the ice after hours for some fishing. Based on the February 3, 2003 New Yorker magazine cover by Bruce McCall.
A bottle of white flower oil empties into its cap in which a group of popos bathe. Dated January 5, 2022.
An octopus beeps through the turnstiles with an Octopus card at an MTR station bustling with marine creatures. Dated January 7, 2022.
Children build a riceman, have a riceball fight, and make a rice-angel in a rice cooker. Dated January 25, 2022.
A neighbourly signpost welcomes visitors to Penny's Bay, the notorious quarantine centre on Lantau Island. Dated January 31, 2022.