Work In Progress

Move over New York and LA, Hong Kong's making a break into the street art scene. Work In Progress, a new exhibition sponsored by Swire, has taken over the space in Somerset House, Taikoo Place and transformed it into street art heaven. A friend of mine was kind enough to invite me to the opening, and I must say it did not feel like Hong Kong. Street artists, it seems, put on a damn good party. The exhibition features the work of prominent street artists such as Meggs and Beastman, from floor-to-ceiling graffiti portraits to faces etched into the walls. Most impressive is the fact that the artists completed the site-specific works in the month prior to the exhibition's opening. If you are a Hong Kong reader, do take the time to check it out!