Sabbatical Begins

When planning work for the new year, I realized once again that my studio was into its 7th year since officially opening on July 23rd, 2014. I actually thought about taking a Sabbatical leave back in July, but a couple of interesting opportunities kept me dreaming up proposals. Unfortunately, both proposals were turned down and […]

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Escape…

The 4th wave continues to ravish our city, averaging about 100 cases daily and cases of suspected residential buildings contamination. New tightening measures include no dine-in after 6pm, compulsory covid19 testing, designated quarantine hotels for travelers, etc. Equally, if not worse, devastating is the increasing persecution of pro-democracy people in our city. The media tycoon […]

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An Accomplished Week

Towards the end of the first half of 2020, I rushed into finishing some of the things I planned to do before starting life anew in July. Here are some of my accomplishments this past week: Tue – Submitted my proposal for a commercial tenancy at JCCAC Wed – Disassembled a long-standing bridge model at […]

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Social Week

Have had an unusually social week during these social-distancing times. On Thursday, I even met up with 2 separate friends and had 3 total hours of phone conversations on 2 separate calls, ended up not setting foot in the studio the whole day! I purposely scheduled all the meetups this week because I wanna hear […]

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Weekend Art Retreat

Over the weekend, I was fortunate enough to be invited back to WWF’s Island House to do some art. The location is truly a paradise that’s isolated from our ever more chaotic city. The staffs and volunteers there were also very friendly and accommodating, quite a stark contrast from the hostile faces that’s becoming common […]

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Glimpse of Hope

Looking back this past week, seems like I had been pretty productive: made good progress on the ink art website fired up the laser cutter and prototyped some 1/10 models visited my woodworking friend in Tuen Mun to discuss the coming fair on 24th and possibly more future collaborations printed out the parts for the […]

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Geniuses

Finally finished reading the huge biography of Einstein, love the genius who famously said “imagination is more important than knowledge”!  On top of his unquestionable scientific achievements, I also admire his humility, creativity, ability to drift off or focus in all circumstances, courage of nonconformity to authorities, and above all else, his perseverance.  At the […]

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Recent Updates

It’s been awhile since I sat in front on my laptop and talk to my journal… Firstly, since this “co-op term” started at the beginning of the month, I stopped my regular morning running practice, not because of work but mainly just due to the unusually hot weather… I’ve also finished the month-long Cafe Startup […]

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Jesus and Money

Don’t even remember how I came across this book Jesus and Money.  I was drawn by the title as I’m in the process of figuring out the studio finances for the new year.  It’s a problem I’ve been lavishly avoiding for a long time, but I really need to figure out a way to sustain […]

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Art for Food?

Valentine’s Day.  Was thinking about asking the girl I like out, but she said early this week she didn’t have the luxury to go to the annual CNY market this year, I’m just assuming she’s busy today as well?  Or is she dating someone else?  Actually, does she have a bf?  How can I be […]

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