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Photographs that pay homage to Hong Kong cinema heyday paired with post-punk band at M+ museum event

Canadian photographer Greg Girard is paying homage to his beloved Hong Kong in May with a one-day live event comprising a photography exhibition that also includes a performance by an experimental post-punk band with a loyal following in the city. “Greg Girard: Hong Kong Made Me,” which takes place on May 11 at the M+ museum …

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Greg Girard`s American Stopover book has arrived at the Monte Clark bookstore

From 2017 to 2022, Girard documented snack bars across Japan. These tiny bars are places where regulars can hang out, maybe sing some karaoke and have a few drinks. Food is served, he notes, but it may be as simple as some peanuts. Greg Girard: Snack Sakura is on view April 20 to May 18 at …

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Greg Girard explores the personalities and history behind popular Japanese hangouts

From 2017 to 2022, Girard documented snack bars across Japan. These tiny bars are places where regulars can hang out, maybe sing some karaoke and have a few drinks. Food is served, he notes, but it may be as simple as some peanuts. Greg Girard: Snack Sakura is on view April 20 to May 18 at …

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HiLo presents Snack Sakura, a short film following photographer Greg Girard

HiLo presents Snack Sakura, a short film following Canadian photographer Greg Girard as he journeys across Japan, searching for a place he once knew. We join him from town to town, bar to bar, as he moves across the country, reflecting on memory, life between cultures, and what it means to make a picture. Director: …

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American Stopover: My memories of hitting the road alone as a teenager in the 1970s

Greg Girard recalls his younger days Asia-bound on America’s west coast – the subject of his latest photobook In the 1970s and early 1980s every trip to Asia started in California. Whether flying, or travelling by Greyhound down the coast from Canada, the journey only truly began once you arrived in San Francisco or Los …

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Cocktail bar, inspired by Greg Girard’s 70’s and 80’s Hong Kong photography, to open in Chinatown

Something exciting is coming to Vancouver’s Chinatown, and we’ve got all the details. Meo, a new cocktail bar, is opening soon and will combine coy and playful ’70s-inspired nostalgia with inventive cocktails, small bites, and intimate seating. This new restaurant is brought to us by the team behind award-winning restaurants Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie and …

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Greg Girard’s “American Stopover” series featured in Designboom

Greg Girard’s photographs have been featured in TIME, Newsweek, National Geographic, The New Yorker, and numerous other publications. Several books on Girard’s work have been published, including Magenta’s Phantom Shanghai, listed as one of the top 10 photography books of all time by The Independent, (UK).  Recently, Girard was featured for his “American Stopover” series in …

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