Harbour City, the largest and most diverse shopping mall in Hong Kong, always strives to bring customers brand-new and unique experiences with a series of festive and large-scale art exhibitions.
This summer, Harbour City has specially launched the public art project “Bubble Up” by inviting contemporary Japanese artist Mr. Shinji Ohmaki to hold his first solo art exhibition in Hong Kong with “Millions of Bubbles”.
This brand-new and unique performance show will be staged at Ocean Terminal Forecourt of Harbour City to the public for FREE.
Each show can produce 10 million bubbles under the backdrop of Victoria Harbour for thousands of Hong Kong residents and tourists to enjoy the experience, and take lots of photos and videos.
Changing the exhibition space into the extraordinary world, Ohmaki presents dynamic installations and art works that wake visitor’s physical senses. International fashion brands Louis Vuitton and Hermès have also invited him for commission works.
In 2008, he designed and created a “Bubble Machine” which can produce 10,000 bubbles per minute and developed non-toxic soap bubble for one of his signature artworks “Memorial Rebirth”.
The performance has toured over 20 cities in Japan, Taiwan and Australia. It was also the opening performance for the first Setouchi Art Festival in 2010.
This time, Ohmaki will transport the bubble machines and the soap bubble from Japan to Hong Kong to stage the 20 bubble performance shows at Ocean Terminal Forecourt of Harbour City.
He has tailor-designed a 3-meter tall, 6-level Bubble Pyramid at the centre of the forecourt.
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45 Bubble Machines will be installed at different levels and directions to produce 10 million bubbles under the backdrop of Victoria Harbour and recall the happy childhood memories of everyone.
Spread over 2 million square feet of prime real estate, Harbour City is the largest and most diverse shopping mall in Hong Kong.
By continuous innovation in the brand mix, thematic activities, facilities and designs of the mall, Harbour City has established itself as Hong Kong’s marquee mall and a major tourist attraction.