The Goethe-Gallery is celebrating ten years of the 24 Hour Project – an exhibition showcasing images shot on the same day around the world.

Youths Jostle to Drink Alcohol
Youths Jostle to Drink Alcohol – Robic Upadhayay – Lalitpur, Nepal. Photo: 24HourProject

24 Hour Project is a collective of thousands of photographers from over 900 cities in over 90 countries seeking to raise awareness of social and human rights issues through street photography.

Women Breaking Into Aerial Bamboo Scaffolding Work
Women Breaking into Bamboo Scaffolding Work – P H Yang – Hong Kong. Photo: 24HourProject.

For one day each year, photographers post an hourly photo on social media.

Sad But True - Axel Schmidt
Sad But True – Axel Schmidt – Hamburg Germany. Photo: 24HourProject

This year’s exhibition – under the theme of climate action – will benefit various NGOs from different countries.

Anne Thiesen afternoon pastime
Afternoon Pastime – Anne Thiesen – Hong Kong. Photo: 24HourProject.

“In 2022, we reaffirm our commitment to Climate Action. In this tenth edition, we’ve chosen Yonton Te as our NGO partner in Mexico. All funds raised will be allocated towards their progressive climate action initiatives,” 24HourProject said.

Braid My Hair - Clare Wise de Wet
Braid My Hair – Clare Wise de Wet – Kampala, Uganda. Photo: 24HourProject.

Hong Kong is hosting the exhibition, after Australia, Mexico, Ecuador, Finland, Iran, Italy, Malaysia, Peru, Poland and the USA hosted it.

Coal Drain - Mahdi Eshaghi Ghalia
Coal Drain – Mahdi Eshaghi Ghaliaf – Mashhad Iran. Photo: 24HourProject
Galatinas - Ricardo Garcia Mainou
Galatinas – Ricardo Garcia Mainou – Queretaro, Mexico. Photo: 24HourProject.
Colour Hues - Qmars Khoshsefat
Colour Hues – Qmars Khoshsefat – Bandar Anzali – Iran. Photo: 24HourPhotoProject.
Faceless Emotion - Devaraj Devan
Faceless Emotion – Devaraj Devan – Palakkad, India. Photo: 24HourProject.
Stay Fresh - Javier Coronado
Stay Fresh – Javier Coronado – Hong Kong. Photo: 24HourProject.
  • Date: 2 December, 2022 to 3 January, 2023.
  • Location: Goethe-Gallery & Black Box Studio.
  • Times: Mon: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Tue-Fri: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sat: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sundays: Closed.
  • Full details here.

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