About The Gardens in the Memories

As time goes by, the memories of the Gardens have been transformed into tangible existences via photography, preserved and disseminated. These old photographs may tell the changes in animals and plants, the development of landscapes, individual experiences and interactions among human beings, animals and plants.

The interpretations of these images might correspondingly change when we collect them. Through the act of collection, our unique personal experiences and memories were evolved and constructed as our collective memories. The images also provide different approaches for us to understand the Gardens, we can have our own interpretations when we read the old photographs, retrospect our childhood, and enrich the history and memory of the Gardens.

“The Gardens in the Memories” — Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens-Old Photos and Memories Collection Campaign includes old photo collection and online exhibition that exhibits the old images of the Gardens. The campaign is part of “Hi! Flora, Fauna”, a public art project presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, organised by the Art Promotion Office and in collaboration with Lumenvisum, the Curatorial Partner of Image Art in this project. For project details, please click here.




Submission Details


Submission Details

Online Submission
October 2020 to June 2021

Online Exhibition
January to June 2021


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About Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens

Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens is the oldest park in the territory. The Gardens is also nicknamed by the locals as “Bing Tau Fa Yuen” since it was the site of the government house during Hong Kong’s early development. The Governor also served as the commander-in-chief of Hong Kong. “Bing Tau” means the head of soldiers and “Fa Yuen” means a garden in Cantonese. The Gardens is located on the northern slope of the Victoria Peak. Since its establishment in the 1860s, the Gardens was ravaged by wars, reconstructed and restored afterwards, the historical trajectory through one and a half centuries has been sprinkled among the light and shadow in the gardens, scattered around plants and animals, buildings and cultural relics.


About Lumenvisum

Financially supported by the Hong Kong Art Development Council, Lumenvisum is a non-profit art organisation dedicated to the promotion of photography. Founded by four veteran photographers, Chan Wai Man, Chan Kwong Yuen, Tse Ming Chong and Suen Shu Kwan in 2007, it is a platform for cultural exchange, educational outreach, sharing of resources and building of knowledge. Apart from exhibition space, Lumenvisum also provides the services of a photography library and a darkroom to the public.


About the Art Promotion Office

The Art Promotion Office (APO) aims to raise the public's interest in art creation and appreciation and let everyone experience the fun of art. APO focuses on providing visual art activities and services of high quality and diversity. In different dimensions, APO often works as strategic partners with various art practitioners and the organisations, groups or parties who are dedicated to promoting art. To cope with the needs of the society and the people, APO introduces different scopes of visual art forms to the public, so as to connect art with people and the community and to embrace art in our daily life.



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