Travelling with Mahjong Art Exhibition organized by Youth Square

與「雀」同遊 – 麻雀雕刻藝術展 昔日香港,打麻雀是普羅大眾的玩意,但大家有否想過這歷史悠久的傳統玩意背後蘊含的文化及工藝歷史呢? 是次展覽將由一隻小麻雀帶領大家進行一次穿越地域、時間的探索之旅。由1963年位於香港九龍城傳統由插畫師祖父建立的手雕麻雀工房開始,遊歷至九龍灣廠房以了解不同年代的工藝、科技變化。踏入2020年,特意來到青年廣場進行展覽,展示在高科技的印刷技術下,現代插畫藝術如何糅合傳統工藝,化身成不受時代約束的文化藝術產品,希望讓更多青年人認識這個傳統工藝,並把這門工藝傳揚下去。 Mahjong is a common tabletop game that was ubiquitous in Hong Kong during the olden days. Have you ever curious about the art history behind this traditional game? Leading by a little sparrow, the exhibition will bring visitors travel through times and spaces. By bringing visitors back to 1963, a […]

Portrait of Master Cheung

Master Ricky Cheung, a caring, cheerful and responsible father, devoted most of his life in mahjong manufacturing industry until the ‘Fuk Hing Lung’ Mahjong manufacturing factory’ could not be kept afloat with the economic turmoil after 2000s in Hong Kong. Having almost 40 years hand-carved mahjong tile experience, he started learning hand-carved and hand-painted tiles […]