A new photography exhibition showcases the importance of repurposing humble bars of soap.
Every day, 7 million bars of soap are discarded into landfills. Yet nearly 6,000 children die each day due to hygiene-related illnesses. Clean the World Asia is pioneering the hygiene revolution by addressing environment protection and social health care.
In this exhibition, local photographer Tracy Wong, uses a collection of journalistic photographs, portraiture, and video to illustrate the endless possibilities of this hygiene revolution. HKFP is a media sponsor.
In April 2018, Tracy traveled to Metro Manila to visit children who receive these soap and hygiene education programs. Her images capture how these children and their families have thrived, despite their impoverished living conditions.
Learn, experience and be inspired.
Tracy Wong is a photographer who has a knack for visual storytelling. Born and raised in Hong Kong and educated in California, she has made her mark as a lifestyle and commercial photographer to capture life’s beautiful moments. With over 45,000 followers as @tracywongphoto on Instagram, Tracy has worked around the world for brands such as Marriott International, HSBC, Hong Kong Tourism Board, and OnePlus. She has been featured on Cathay Dragon’s Silkroad magazine, Sassy HK, Butterboom, and her work has been published on Home Journal, MISSBISH, and Weekend Weekly.
Date: July 19-31, 2018.
Time: 9am-7pm (Mon-Fri and select weekends).
Venue: The Hive Spring, 3/F Remex Centre, 42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong Island – open except on event days. Click for directions.
An intimate evening to open the art exhibition with a brief introduction and exhibition walk through by the photographer, Tracy Wong, and Clean the World Asia’s Managing Director, Gyneth Tan.
Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018.
Entry: Free, with a HK$50 suggested donation.
Opening Reception Tickets available here.
This is a family-friendly event with eco pop-ups, art bag workshop, soap bubble art station, parent-child photography workshops (taught by Tracy Wong). Our plan is for it to be a green event with 50-90 per cent waste recycled!
Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018.
Festival entry: HK$70 adult, HK$30 child/student. Photo workshop: HK$200 per pair of child and parent (This fee includes 2 admission tickets to the CTW Endless Possibilities Event valued at HK$100).
Fun Festival tickets available here.
All proceeds go to soap & hygiene education for the low-income communities in Hong Kong.