Stair Quest workshop

Please join us for the second round of the Stair Quest game workshop! And this time, we will collaborate with photographer, architect Hans Leo Maes. Date & Time: 01 June, 3-6pm, rain or shine (Bring your umbrella just in case!) Meeting point | Magic Lanes, Shop 7...

Step Up book launch

Part exhibition catalogue, part archive, and part provocation, this publication documents step up!, a 2013 pop-up exhibition of site-specific performances, events, and art and architecture installations that were situated on an essential pedestrian...

Hong Kong Stair Archive beta site up

The Hong Kong Stair Archive (beta) website is up and running, with more materials being added everyday. Keep an eye out for updates and announcements about the site, exhibition, workshops/talks and call for artists and the publication. Also, please contact us if you...

‘Moving Hong Kong’ article published

Melissa Cate Christ’s short piece on the Mid-Levels escalator and the future of the pedestrian landscape in Hong Kong (illustrated by Melissa’s photos and those of the talented Kevin Dharmawan) has been published in the 2nd issue of MY LIVEABLE CITY, a new...

Hong Kong Stair Archive funded by the Research Grants Council

I am pleased to announce that the project, Hong Kong Stair Archive, has been awarded an Early Career Scheme grant by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council. The total award is HK$856,355, with HK$50,000 of that specifically earmarked for the training of undergraduate...

urbanphoto article on HK steps

Check out Christopher DeWolf’s article featuring alternate constructions and our stair culture project. Awesome color inversions!

step up! is on… Dec 7-15, 2013

step up! is a curated exhibition of performances, events, art, and architecture installations which reflect on conflict, ownership, responsibility and cultural occupation in the context of public right of ways in Hong Kong. The installations are situated on an...

pound lane picnic 2013!

As the consultation period for the proposed pound lane escalator comes to a close, join us in the second annual pound lane picnic to ‘occupy’ the pound lane stairs in support preserving the valued character of Pound Lane and the Blake Garden neighborhood. Our goal is...