While the cats are undoubtedly the furry celebrities of his photographs, each shot delivers an insightful context to Hong Kong’s busy trades. From dried fish and rice to paper offerings, the shots’ backgrounds present local culture in all its cramped and colourful chaos.
- English, Chinese
- 15 x 19.5 X 7 cm (base)
Marcel Heijnen is a visual artist, designer and musician. Originally from the Netherlands, Asia has been his home since 1992. Marcel’s creativity is driven by a general curiosity about life and its meaning. He currently uses photography as the main medium for his art, exploring its boundaries in a quest for beauty and expression that goes beyond realism, but gets perhaps a little closer to truth.
Marcel is a co-founder of Chemistry – the design collective, and Artistry – the Gallery Cafe.