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Lumieres HK associated project: Urban Safari by Julien Nonnon

  • Free Event
  • @ Broadway Cinematheque, Yau Ma Tei
  • Thursday November 23, 2017 - Saturday November 25, 2017
  • 18:00 - 22:00
  • Social event

Julien Nonnon

URBAN SAFARI is a series of creatures featuring animals redesigned and ephemerally projected on facades of buildings, walls or nature through an embedded video-projection system. The audience is invited to follow the Street Artist, Julien Nonnon,  from one location to another and appreciate the artworks five minutes at a time.
It is a strange and surprising vision of the Hong Kong wildlife that is offered to us by the French artist. In this new URBAN SAFARI, the artist will play with the Chinese Zodiac effigies. A clever mix of street-art and video-mapping inviting us to rethink the way in which we wander in the city at night! Watch out!
You might come face-to-face with a rooster wearing a bomber jacket, lurking from around the corner!


Visual artist and founding member of Le3 creative studio, his works essentially articulates the interaction of his creations with the architecture and urban elements surrounding him. This process has successfully brought numerous artistic projects to completion, combining Street-Art, kinetic installations, digital creations and Video-Mapping. Showing the desire to see his works in the street, he developed his own tools allowing him therefore to project his creations in any location that inspires him.


3 rounds per evening:

Round 1: 6pm-7pm

Round 2: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Round 3: 9pm-10pm

Do you live in Yau Ma Tei or Jordan or might you be a night hawk urban expert of your city? You can help us to identify buildings facades in the Broadway Cinematheque neighborhood. We need walls and facades with as few urban light as possible, without any window panes, offering good perspective to take some pictures!

Click on the map and mark a spot that could match the criteria. You can even send a picture and explain why this place could be great for the urban safari. 
Collaborative maps - My Maps Google
Follow the project on Instagram with hashtags : #safariurban and for Lumieres HK #Lightuphk

Julien Nonnon will also participate in the Novembre Numérique public conference organised by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau, to share his experience with other French digital artists on 26th November.  
Click here for more info and registration.

Event co-organized with Lumieres Hong Kong 



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