Alleys in Wonderland’ is a survey concerning the characteristics of Asia’s back alleys in terms of the relationships between space and activity. 360 degree films, and other visualization tools are used to examine the oddities of alleyways in today’s Hong Kong and Macau. If back alleys could talk; what can they tell us?
Nik’s work focuses on the interdisciplinary fields of film, philosophy, and architecture. He is Lecturer in the Department of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. Recently, he taught design and theory courses at University of Saint Joseph Macau, The Shanghai Study Center HKU, and Meiji University Nakano Campus Tokyo.
As a Design Trust Seed Grant recipient, his exhibition ‘Alleys in Wonderland’ explores the characteristics of Asia’s back alleys in terms of the relationships between space and activity. The aim is to look differently at Hong Kong and Macau to seek traces of the metropolitan life in these celebrated architectural spaces.