Detail from a work by colour-blind Hong Kong artist Ernest Chang. “People are fascinated that I can still create,” he says. “At times it’s hard to mix colours or see nuances in gradation or hue.”

How colour-blind people see the world – as if through an Instagram filter – what causes colour blindness, and how an artist uses his to great effect

  • Red-green colour blindness – the most common form – affects one in 12 men and one in 200 women
  • A Hong Kong artist talks about how it’s ‘a gift and a curse’ and how it affects his art
Topic |   Wellness
Detail from a work by colour-blind Hong Kong artist Ernest Chang. “People are fascinated that I can still create,” he says. “At times it’s hard to mix colours or see nuances in gradation or hue.”
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