Women

Swimsuit Round

TVB's Miss Hong Kong 2022 contestants model alternative swimwear after comments from a former government official about the pageant's swimsuit round stirred controversy in the media. Dated September 25, 2022.

Crowns

The curved ridges of pre-1997 HK $2 coins lock together and commemorate the life of Queen Elizabeth II. Dated September 8, 2022.

Heart Times

216 real Hong Kongers hold up finger hearts, their poses reminiscent of the New Yorker magazine's Eustace Tilley inspecting a butterfly through a monocle. The 216 portraits were originally displayed on The Hong Konger Wall mural at the 2022 Affordable Art Fair in Hong Kong. Dated August 4-7, 2022.

Bao Bei's Feast

A Eurasian toddler can only crave a McDonald’s Happy Meal despite the Chinese banquet spread out before her. Based on the February 17, 1973 New Yorker magazine cover The New Yorker Cat Feast Cover by Ronald Searle.

Baps & Baos

A food truck cook exchanges a British sandwich for a Chinese dumpling in front of the Legislative Council Complex in Tamar Park. Based on the April 9, 2018 New Yorker magazine cover Gluten-Free Gluten by Bruce McCall.

Bubble Teens

A Generation Z couple enjoy a bubble tea date. Based on the August 8, 1925 New Yorker magazine cover by Julian de Miskey.

Campbell's Troupe

Students from the Carol Bateman School of Dancing leave ballet mistress Joan Campbell’s ballet class in the basement of The Helena May and ascend Garden Road. Based on the September 29, 1934 New Yorker cover Housekeepers Cleaning Brownstone House by Arnold Hall.

Covid Closet

The artist gets dressed in a The Sims 2-style user interface, choosing from a variety of zany and Covid-apprioriate outfits during Hong Kong's fifth wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Dated March 14, 2022.

Crossing Over

Women workers from various years of Hong Kong’s past and future cross Des Voeux Road. Based on the November 24, 2014 New Yorker magazine cover Time Warp by Richard McGuire.

Cupidity

A gawky expat fawns over his disinterested date at the Armani/Privé terrace in Central. Based on the February 19, 1996 New Yorker magazine cover Cupid’s Volley by Peter de Sève.

Dark Side

An expat family warily traverses the Kwun Tong Bypass, unfamiliar with their Kowloon-side surroundings. Based on the August 7, 1937 New Yorker magazine cover by William Steig.

Day Off

Domestic workers eat lunch on the Circular Pedestrian Bridge in Causeway Bay during their day off. Based on the September 5, 1942 New Yorker magazine cover by Constantin Alajalov.

Dimsum Dénouement

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.

Extra Extra

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.

Good Vibes Only

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

Half the Sky

Business tycoons, modelling the International Finance Centre, Lippo Centre, Central Plaza, the Peak Tower, and the Bank of China as hats, assemble among Hong Kong’s skyscrapers. Based on the November 8, 1999 New Yorker magazine cover High Fashion by Danuta Dabrowska-Siemaszkiewicz.

Happy Hour

A young writer works on her novel after work as Central commuters ride the Mid-levels escalator home. Based on the September 24, 2018 New Yorker magazine cover Fourth Wall by Adrian Tomine.

High Dive

A swimmer prepares to launch off the diving board at the Ladies’ Recreation Club. Based on the June 19 & 26, 2000 New Yorker magazine cover Poised by R. Kenton Nelson.

Hog Walker

A woman walks a leash-load of Hong Kong wildlife past the Star Street Refuse Collection Point. Based on the June 21, 2021 New Yorker magazine cover Local Fauna by Peter de Sève.

Hong Kong Moms

A woman peruses the Hong Kong Moms Facebook group while domestic chaos rages around her. Based on the December 7, 2020 New Yorker magazine cover Love Life by Adrian Tomine.

Hot Girl Bummer

Plane banners soar over sunbathing and canoodling beachgoers on Repulse Bay Beach, delivering messages from an anxious mother. Based on the August 16, 2021 New Yorker magazine cover Hi It’s Mom by Roz Chast.

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.

Just Cabbied

A newly married couple speeds off in a Hong Kong red taxi. Based on the June 25, 2007 New Yorker magazine cover by Lou Romano.

Opera Girl

A Chinese opera singer prepares her make-up backstage at the Sunbeam Theatre. Based on the April 3, 1948 New Yorker magazine cover by Constantin Alajalov.

Peak Trail

A woman walks her dogs along the Peak Trail. Based on the March 11, 2019 New Yorker magazine cover Off the Path by Gayle Kabaker.

Penthouse

An overzealous real estate agent shows off a disappointing view from a disappointing balcony of a disappointing flat to a hopeful couple. Based on the June 11, 2001 New Yorker magazine cover End of the Line by Peter de Sève.

Pharmacist

A traditional Chinese medicine shopkeeper mans the cash register. Based on the November 11, 1974 New Yorker magazine cover by Laura Jean Allen.

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.

Pink Ladies

Two blonde ladies coo and patronise the fearsome Empress Dowager Cixi. Based on the August 16, 1947 New Yorker magazine cover by Julian de Miskey.

Potential

A Filipina girl sits alone pondering potential careers from which prejudice and stigma may bar her. Based on the February 27, 1943 New Yorker magazine cover by Constantin Alajalov.

[Redacted]

A student studies a highly redacted text in a dingy library while televisions blare around her. Based on the March 3, 1973 New Yorker magazine cover by Arthur Kimmig Getz.

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.

St John's Cathedral

Newly-weds leave St John’s Cathedral on Garden Road. Based on the June 2, 1934 New Yorker magazine cover by Harry Brown.

Tai Tai's Toy Boys

An affluent tai tai indulges in a sliver of cake as her topless butlers stand by. Based on the November 19, 1927 New Yorker magazine cover by Rea Irvin.

Take Heart

Hong Kongers form the finger heart gesture with their thumbs and index fingers, their poses reminiscent of the iconic New Yorker magazine birthday cover that reoccurs every February. Dated February 21, 2022.

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.

Water Break

A sanitation worker takes a water break on Oil Street. Based on the April 20, 2020 New Yorker magazine cover After the Shift by Owen Smith.

White Flowers

A bottle of white flower oil empties into its cap in which a group of popos bathe. Dated January 5, 2022.

Afternoon Tea

A couple enjoys teatime with their dog and toddler, overlooking the land reclamation of Kai Tak and Kowloon Bay. Based on the August 31, 2015 New Yorker magazine cover Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn by Adrian Tomine.

Already Home

The artist sits at a laptop in a Mid-Levels flat messaging her partner across the globe in New York. This Hong Konger print is not based on an original New Yorker cover.