Aesthetics of Horror: Junji Ito’s Exhibition in Hong Kong

Junji Ito’s Exhibition will sweep across Hong Kong!
Time

From Monday 6th February / 10:00 AM

To Sunday 26th February / 09:00 PM

Location

PMQ

35 Aberdeen Street
Central

Event Details

 

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Event Details

Aesthetics of Horror: Junji Ito’s Exhibition in Hong Kong

 

Junji Ito’s Exhibition will sweep across Hong Kong!

Be sure to visit the exhibition at PMQ during 6-26 February 2017!

 

Each purchase of the Hanging Balloons Ticket Package will receive ONE Hong Kong Exclusive Hanging Balloons tote bag.

★     Limited quantity. Not for sale at exhibition.

 

Hong Kong-Exclusive Exhibits

Junji Ito and the curatorial team have created an exhibit area tailored exclusively for Hong Kong fans. The international debut of these exhibits feature comic characters in Hong Kong streetscapes, allowing visitors to immerse in close encounter of horror scenes in Hong Kong settings.

 

Junji Ito’s Personal Workspace

A rare glimpse into the personal workspace of Junji Ito attempts to reveal the creative processes behind his work. How are such delicate scenes and mindboggling imaginations created?

 

Original Manuscripts of Hanging Balloons

6 original manuscripts from Side Stories of Hanging Balloons are specially made available for their Hong Kong premiere.

 

Experience Horror Comics via Augmented Reality (AR)

First time in the world, authorized AR technology is utilized to bring comic characters and scenes to life. Over 10 scenes from comics such as Spiral, Tomie, Soichi and Lovesick Dead are to be experienced like never before.

 

Hanging Balloons: Horror Photo Booth

For the first time ever, visitors are able to have their faces photographed into Hanging Balloons with the authorized themed photo booths. Scary and memorial to the extreme.

 

Junji Ito

Junji Ito is hailed to be the most important Japanese horror comic artist since the 1990s. Carrying on the legacy of his two mentors - Kazuo Umezu and Koga Shinichi, he developed his own comic styles which proved to be influential to many of the horror comic artists to come. Junji Ito has created his signature aesthetics of horror and oppression with his peculiar sketched lines and carefully crafted complex scenes, which were described by readers as “terrorizing not only the mind but also the body”. Tomie, the dismembered and incessantly reproduced girl, Hanging Balloons, the aesthetics of horror classic, Lovesick Dead, the viral comics on the internet, and Spiral, theatrically released in Hong Kong, are all celebrated classics of Junji Ito’s artistic creations.

 

For more information, please refer to:

► Official Website: http://www.itojunjitaiwan.tw/

► Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/itojunjitaiwan/

 

 

 

Details of the Exhibition Sessions

2017/2/6 to 2017/2/26
Monday to Sunday

Session 1 

(10: 00~11: 00)

Session 2

(11: 00~12: 00)

Session 3

(12: 00~13: 00)

Session 4

(13: 00~14: 00)

Session 5

(14: 00~15: 00)

Session 6

(15: 00~16: 00)

Session 7

(16: 00~17: 00)

Session 8

(17: 00~18: 00)

Session 9

(18: 00~19: 00)

Session 10

(19: 00~20: 00)

Session 11

(20: 00~21: 00)

  • Exhibition Location: PMQ (No. 35, Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong)
  • Exhibition Period: 2017/2/6 to 2017/2/26
  • Opening Hours:
  • Monday to Sunday 10:00 am- 09:00 pm (Last Admission Time: 08:00 pm)
  • 11 sessions will be held each day. Each session will last one hour. (Admission Time for Session 1 is 10:00 am, and Admission Time for Session 11 is 08:00 pm.)
  • Please attend your session in time. If you arrive on spot before the exhibition session ends, we will reclaim your rights to attend the exhibition and nullify your ticket. (For example, if you book the exhibition session between 10 am and 11 am on 6/2/2017, you shall enter the exhibition venue before 11 am.)
  • We will not refund your ticket once it is sold. You may refer to our ticketing rules on the ticketing website for more details.

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