Hong Kong’s former central police station becomes an art center designed by ADO culture.
Tai Kwun, as known as the Hong Kong Central Police Station, was a historical icon of the government to implement enforcement, judgment and execution. Being one of the latest local landmarks, Tai Kwun has transformed into a destination of culture, art and performance.
100 faces of Tai Kwun explores the intricate relationships within the neighborhood with interviews featuring ex-officers, ex-offenders, shop owners, kaifongs, journalists and film directors whose lives have been intertwined with the station.
The wireframed skeleton structure is to present a vague impression of central. It is unusual yet familiar, vacuum yet abundant of stories. Walking through the colonnade, verandah and signboards, visitors can grab a glimpse of the long vanished central with a picturesque streetscape. The stories displayed in multiple media, including illustration, interactions, portraits and movies, showcased a hundred ways to retrospect and celebrate the prosperous central and Tai Kwun.
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