Hong Kong’s Paralympic photography exhibition features exclusive photos and medals from past Paralympic Games

  • The city’s exhibition aims to promote social awareness about para-sports and the wider disabled community
  • The two-month exhibition includes artwork that integrate visual arts with sport as well as a para-sports experiential zone
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More than 100 photos from past Paralympic Games and 15 medals from past Paralympians are on display. Photo: YM²

At the end of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Hong Kong finished with a remarkable total of five medals. To recognise the athletes’ hard work, the city is holding a photography exhibition dedicated to the Paralympic Games and to promoting social awareness about para-sports and the wider disabled community.

The two-month exhibition, hosted by the Urban Renewal Authority, features more than 100 photos from past Paralympic Games and 15 medals from past Paralympians.

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There are also three Paralympic torches and one of the cauldrons used to light the torches in the flame lighting ceremony.

One section allows people with disabilities to experience two photos using touch and sound. There is a version of the picture with raised lines that people can feel, as well as an audio guide.

The exhibits also include interactive tactile art pieces created from photographs taken at past Paralympic games. Photo: Sue Ng

The exhibition also has an experiential zone that opens on the weekend for people to try para-sports, such as wheelchair basketball, boccia, para table tennis and para archery. The sport changes every weekend. The experiential zone is meant to promote awareness about para-sports and encourage disabled people to take up sports.

Dates: From now until February 15
Opening Times: Monday to Sunday from 10am-10pm (exhibition); Saturday and Sunday from 1pm-6pm (experience zone)
Where: Yue Man Square, Kwun Tong
Admission: Free

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