Hong Kong's Architecture of Density through Michael Wolf's lens

Though he's lived there since 1994, German-born photographer Michael Wolf has only been documenting Hong Kong since 2003. This interview looks at two of his more notable projects: his shots of massive residential high-rises, and the back alleys of the city. Some of the high-rise shots are below:

Here's the full set on his site. The second half of the interview is an interesting discussion about how alleys in Hong Kong are narrow trade entrances, so they used to be filled with small stools and ways to hang buts, gloves, mobs, and tools to dry. The city has been working to eliminate this use, considering the clutter and eyesore. Michael has been collecting the items for a gallery exhibit.

MICHAEL WOLF: Hong Kong's Architecture of Density (YouTube Yitiao Video)

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