Hong Kong Public Art That Will Make You Double-Take
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Can You Spot These Public Art Installations in Hong Kong?

HK Public Art header Photo by teamLab: Continuous , T amar Park, Hong Kong © teamLab

Hong Kong Art Month draws closer as March unfurls like a mesmerizing tapestry of boundless creativity. With the arrival of Art Basel and Art Central, two beloved art fairs to grace the city, comes a myriad of exhibitions and cultural events that are bound to ease the eyes and souls of local art aficionados and international visitors alike.

Across the city at every twist and turn, a new and captivating gem awaits, ready to be discovered. Here are our top picks for public art instalments around Hong Kong that you might want to visit this month.

Invader Hunter

invader hunter pixel artwork hong kong
Website/Harbour City

Look back to the golden era of video games with a touch of urban artistry as Invader—the enigmatic anonymous French artist, takes to the bustling streets of the city. The artist brings with him a collection of captivating installations that will transport you straight into the retro pixelated world of 8-bit wonders.

Stumble upon a hidden treasure trove of 32 unique street artworks, carefully crafted from square ceramic tiles, scattered throughout the city. As you explore the vibrant expanse of Harbour City, keep your eyes peeled for the pixelated marvels that lie in wait.

Where: Between Ocean Terminal Deck to Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Jogger 6. Coloured

jogger 6. coloured harbour city hong kong artwork
Website/Harbour City

‘Run’ into an art experience just moments away from Harbour City’s Invader Hunter and stop to look at Jogger. 6. Coloured, an animated pillar installation by the renowned artist Julian Opie. With clean lines, vibrant colours, and rhythmic animation, this artwork brings a minimalist yet energetic depiction of a group of joggers in motion to the otherwise exercise-bare mall. Catch this visually stunning art piece at the Ocean Terminal Lobby and let Opie's captivating style motivate you on your next shopping spree.

Where: Lobby, Ocean Terminal 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

teamLab: Continuous

teamlab hong kong artwork resonating life which continues to stand installation
teamLab: Continuous , Tamar Park, Hong Kong © teamLab

Internationally acclaimed art collective teamLab unveils their latest exhibition in Hong Kong's Tamar Park and the Central and Western District Promenade in Central. Titled "Resonating Life which Continues to Stand," the installation showcases brightly coloured, glowing oval light sculptures symbolizing the deep connection between humans and the environment.

As you interact with these ovals, their lights will flicker slowly in response to your presence, creating a mesmerizing dance of illumination. The second installation, "Resonating Trees," will come alive with light, harmoniously blending with the ongoing illumination from "Resonating Life which Continues to Stand."

Where: Tamar Park, Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong

Above the Clouds

above the clouds sculpture ren zhe
Website/Landmark HK

Ren Zhe's "Above the Clouds," located in IFC's Exchange Square, invites you to witness a profound exploration of consciousness. At first glance, it may seem like two figures engaged in a face-off, but in reality, it is one man challenging and surpassing himself.

This extraordinary artwork beckons you into an ethereal space, where the boundaries of the physical world blur and the spiritual realm takes centre stage.

Where: G/F, The Forum, Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Tank Lane

bruce lee graffiti sheung wan staircase hong kong
Website/Hong Kong Tourism Board

Encounter a legendary figure right in the heart of Sheung Wan's Tank Lane as you come face-to-face with a larger-than-life tribute to the iconic Bruce Lee. Created by the talented South Korean graffiti artist Xeva, this stunning mural showcases Bruce Lee's likeness using Xeva's unique mosaic technique.

Pay homage to the legendary superstar by striking a powerful jeet kune do pose next to this vibrant graffiti mural and snap a picture with the spirit of the Little Dragon himself.

Where: Tank Lane, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Chromaflux

chromaflux tsim sha tsui hkwalls display
Sino Group Ltd

The Sino LuminArt Facade, illuminating the Tsim Sha Tsui Centre and Empire Centre with its 82,000 LED bulbs, stands as Victoria Harbour's most grandiose display. This venue has become a beacon for cultural showcases and will transform into the canvas for the celebrated "Chromaflux" exhibition, a highlight of the HKwalls Street Art Festival during Hong Kong Art Month.

This year, the exhibition expands its horizons, featuring visual works from five new-media artists and collectives, including Germany's Bond Truluv, France's Frederic Bussiere, Czech Republic's Pavel Mrkus, and Hong Kong's own Kristopher Ho x Andy Lau and Lousy. This vibrant fusion of international and local talent promises an immersive visual experience, further cementing the Sino LuminArt Facade's position as a landmark of artistic innovation and collaboration.

Where: (Visible from Opposite) Tsim Sha Tsui Centre & Empire Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

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