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Portraying Hong Kong: Old-Style Photo Studios 肖像香港:舊式影樓文化
02.10.2021 (Saturday), 4:00pm (Hong Kong, UTC+8)
Language: Cantonese with simultaneous interpretation into English

Lam Kwok Shing, owner of Sammy Photo Studio, shares on the culture, history and significance of old-style photo studios in Hong Kong through personal anecdotes and an interactive show-and-tell of objects from the studio. The session will include Lam’s interpretation of Yee I-Lann’s works on view that repurposes portraitures found in a similar old-style photo studio in Malaysia.

Audience is also welcomed to join the talk physically at CHAT by signing up here: https://rsvp.mill6chat.org/buy_ticket/60245

02.10.2021(星期六),下午 4時00 分(香港,UTC+8)
語言:粵語及英語即時傳譯

善美影室老闆林國盛將分享個人故事和其影樓的物品,細說舊式影樓的文化、歷史和社會意義,並邀請觀眾參與討論。此講座亦將談及于一蘭的作品,聚焦討論藝術家如何運用來自馬來西亞影樓的現成照片為創作材料。

歡迎公眾亦可選擇於CHAT展廳參與講座:https://rsvp.mill6chat.org/buy_ticket/60245

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CHAT Meets is an ongoing series of talks inviting curators, artists and academics to contextualise works on view from multiple perspectives. The inaugural instalment examines the creative contexts and diverse practices of artist Yee I-Lann.

The talk series take places during the exhibition Yee I-Lann: Until We Hug Again (01.09-07.11.2021). For more information on each individual talk, please refer to: https://tinyurl.com/38w2ymcy

「CHAT見聞」乃定期舉辦的講座系列,邀請策展人、藝術家和學者從多角度分析當季展覽的創作脈絡。是次講座系列將探討于一蘭作品的創作脈絡及藝術實踐。

一系列的講座將於展覽「于一蘭:直到我們再度相擁」(01.09-07.11.2021)期間進行,詳情請參考:https://tinyurl.com/7stbperw

Oct 2, 2021 04:00 PM in Hong Kong SAR

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Lam Kwok Shing 林國盛
Owner 老闆 @Sammy Photo Studio 善美影室
Born in 1949, Lam Kwok Shing is the owner and in-house photographer of Sammy Photo Studio, an old-style photo studio located in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong. Lam began his career as a young apprentice in the 1970s, working as a dark room technician for the studio, previously called Jim Jim. In 1996, Lam took over the studio and renamed it. The studio continues to photograph portraits in film. 林國盛,生於1949年,是油麻地一所舊式影樓善美影室的老闆兼駐場攝影師。林國盛於1970年代加入當時仍稱為「尖尖」的影室當黑房學徒,其後於1996年正式接管業務,易名「善美」。影室持續堅持以菲林拍攝人像。