DESMOND LO

b. 1989, Hong Kong. Lives and works in Hong Kong

Desmond graduated from the University of Westminster, London in 2012, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Animation. He then acquired a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Media from the City University of Hong Kong in 2014.

The neo-noir photographs and renderings take the viewer on a unique visual journey of Hong Kong, where he grows up with. The high density of high-rise buildings with little alleyways somewhat shaped the citizens’ living habit and behaviour. This led him to wonder, ‘what would the city be after a few decades?’. The realistic yet illusionistic, and dystopian city sceneries that Desmond created hence holds a resemblance of his childhood memories in a projected reality. Drawing inspiration from Blade Runner and other cyberpunk works, these works are more than standard street photography of Hong Kong, they are CGI renders of environments and cityscapes.

Visit our E-shop for limited edition prints hand signed and numbered by Desmond.

Artist's Instagram

Gallery HZ

222 Hollywood Road, Hong Kong

© Copyright 2020