Old Places in Kennedy Town

A dim sum restaurant, a cha chaan teng (Hong Kong-style cafe), and a fishball shop. These three family businesses have been operating in Kennedy Town for several decades. Faced with challenges such as increasing operating costs, competition, and changing customers’ preferences, will they continue past the current generation?

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Constructing Worlds: Grain by grain, pixel by pixel

Berenice Abbott recognised in Eugene Atget’s images of Paris his ability to fill ‘inhuman architectural photography with human experience’. This set the tone for my recent visit to the Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age exhibition at the Barbican Centre in London. 18 photographers, 250 images. The works are shown in chronological order: Starting with…

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