Drawing On The Inside: Kowloon Walled City 1985

August 9, 2021|
Drawing On The Inside: Kowloon Walled City 1985 by Fiona Hawthorne
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Imagine an illegally built mini-city formed of multiple 12-storey blocks, taking up only the area of a sports stadium but home to 60,000 people. What was it like living in the most densely populated place on Earth? Intrepid 22-year-old artist Fiona Hawthorne spent three months inside the notorious Walled City of Kowloon, an apparent no-go area right in the heart of bustling Hong Kong. This book reveals the sensitive and extraordinary artworks she created there. It is a unique record of a time and place that no longer exists.
Fiona Hawthorne was born in Belfast but left aged six when her family moved to Hong Kong, where she was immediately inspired by the irresistible energy and bustle of the vibrant cityscape around her. She developed a passion for using strong colour and fluid economic line, and after finishing her degree at Chelsea School of Art, she ill...
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Title:Drawing On The Inside: Kowloon Walled City 1985
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:128 pages, 11 X 11 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 11 X 11 X 0.98 in
Published:August 9, 2021
Publisher:Blacksmith Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9789887963974

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