May

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The artist sits alone in a newsagent’s kiosk, surrounded by her Hong Konger magazines. Based on the May 30, 1931 New Yorker magazine cover News Stand by Barney Tobey.

Role Models

Schoolgirls stare at a billboard of underwear models while walking through Mong Kok MTR Station with their teacher. Based on the May 9, 1959 New Yorker magazine cover by Perry Barlow.

Ghosts of Punters Past

Ghosts come down from Hong Kong Cemetery to watch the racing at Happy Valley Racecourse. Based on the May 12, 1962 New Yorker magazine cover by Garrett Price.

Tiger Mom Tattoos

A Yale graduate watches a tattoo artist brand her son with the Harvard crest. Based on the May 10, 1993 New Yorker magazine cover Mother Tattoo by Art Spiegelman.

Pigs in Blankets

A mother chats with a wet market butcher as her child slumbers in a push-chair, cuddling a stuffed toy pig that resembles the butcher’s wares. Based on the May 30, 2011 New Yorker magazine cover Small Growers by Peter de Sève.

Courtship

Hong Kong’s Old Supreme Court Building hints at a future of marriage equality. Based on the May 21, 2012 New Yorker magazine cover Spectrum of Light by Bob Staake.

Choi Hung

Children shoot hoops on Choi Hung Estate’s basketball courts in Kowloon. Based on the May 29, 2017 New Yorker magazine cover Brooklyn Bridge Park by Jorge Colombo.

Good Vibes Only

Social media influencers enjoy brunch at a trendy coffee shop. Dated May 19, 2022.

In the Mood for Likes

Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung’s characters from Wong Kar-wai’s 2000 film 'In the Mood for Love’ ride the MTR while using their phones. Leung and Cheung’s phones emit “like” and “love” reactions. Dated May 20, 2022.