KC Kwan’s HOMEBOUND is now part of the Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive


Title: Homebound 下流

Photographer:  KC Kwan 

Date of publication: July 2013

Place of publication: Hong Kong

Language: Chinese & English

Dimensions of book: 170 mm x 230 mm

Number of pages: 108

Publisher: Asia One

ISBN: 978-988-16977-5-2

Retail price: $200 HK + $31 USD

Summary of Project:

“Homebound takes you on a journey through the veins of the ‘dark side’ of Kowloon as seen through KC Kwan’s lens. The journey starts on the bus from Chai Wan, takes you along the busy markets in Mong Kok, invites you to dine at a dai pai dong, peeps into the lives of the girls of the night and encounters the junkies. Then there is the blue moment – a silence when the creatures of the night go quiet but the day ones haven’t awoken yet. Eventually the sun bursts through the darkness and energises the streets back to the hustling and bustling life again.

The black-and-white Homebound is an extended edition of Kwan’s previous Dark of City, which entitles him the Overall Champion of the First Hong Kong Photo Book Awards in 2012.”

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