Our friends from Creative agency SALT, opened in November by Hong Kong native Tim Ho and Danish import Tem Hansen, opens “Canvas”, a showroom located as a natural extension to their offices in Sai Ying Pun. To stay innovative and inspired, SALT recognises the importance of building a closer relationship with the “real” creative people of the city; the artists, designers, musicians and technologists who push the creative agenda forward. Canvas will provide a space for innovative talents to display their work in a carefully defined environment.
A good idea to mash up the slashers’ culture and to demonstrate that one’s story can find different interpretations in the same place.
For its inaugural exhibition, SALT presents “Back In The Day, a solo show by French graffiti artist “CEET”. Rooted in graffiti culture, CEET’s work is characterised by an interplay of colours and wild style lettering. His work has been featured widely on the international scene and he served as an art ambassador for brands like Adidas,
Airbus and Prada – an ideal first collaborator of SALT Canvas. SALT aims to bring a dynamic space to the up-and-coming neighbourhood of Sai Ying Pun. Other than art shows, Canvas will also play host to pop-up stores for new and interesting brands that are not yet represented in Hong Kong.
Located on the ground floor of 35 First Street, SALT Canvas is a former factory space turned gallery. The space has kept its industrial feel, while adding a few selfdesigned
furniture pieces – other than that, it’s literally a blank canvas waiting to be
“Back In The Day” opens on April 24 and runs through May 15.