h o t a m

Issues #1 to #10

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Hotam#10: The Greatest Stories Ever Told

 

Edition of 250, 8.25” x 10.75”, 56 pages, 2015        USD 38

 

A collection of fables, fairy tales and urban legends inspired by money. All illustrations are made up of collages of international banknotes.

Hotam#9: Secret Garden

 

Edition of 250, 8.25” x 10.75”, 58 pages, 2015        USD 38

 

In the Secret Garden of Hotam, friends of the artist poses as exquisite and succulent floral beings.

Hotam#8: Romances

 

Edition of 250, 8.25” x 10.75”, 56 pages, 2015        USD 38

 

Love letters from an experience with the Canadian Navy.

 

Hotam#7: Haircut 100

 

Edition of 250, 8.25” x 10.75”, 62 pages, 2014      USD 38

 

Haircut 100 is a socio-visual investigation of the barbershops in the Manhattan Chinatown of New York City. Inside this city within a city, there are over one hundred hair salons serving the Chinese residents and visitors. This issue will explore the the cultural and historic significance of hair cutting in the neighbourhood.

Hotam#6: Magazines

 

Edition of 250, 8.25” x 10.75”, 58 pages, 2014        USD 38

 

By juxtaposing existing popular magazine titles with original photographs, each page of Hotam#6 is set up like a magazine cover, in an attempt to create a dialogue between text and imagery, playing with our everyday experience that is shaped by news, lifestyle, travel, daily observation and cultural memories.

Hotam#5: Hot Asian Men Literary Special

 

Edition of 250, 8.25” x 10.75”, 66 pages, 2014        USD 38

 

13 contributing writers and artists all write about "Hot Asian Men," ranging from personal story, reportage to fiction, prose and poetry, supplemented by a collection of research materials as illustrations, including vintage photographs, movie posters and magazine clippings.

Hotam#4: Fine China

 

Edition of 250, 8.25” x 10.75”, 54 pages, 2014        USD 38

 

A set of 24 designs of blue and white porcelain ware explores the rising power of the 21st Century.

Hotam#3: Journey to the West

 

Edition of 250, 8.25” x 10.75”, 64 pages, 2014        USD 38

 

A fictional pictoral of the journey of a 19th Century Chinese gentleman (portrayed by Cosmo Kwan) travelling in an imagery world.  The iconic locales range from the Taj Mahal to Niagara Falls, from the Eiffel Tower to the Sydney Opera House -- from different continents of the world.

Hotam#2: Other People’s Business

 

Edition of 250, 8.25” x 10.75”, 64 pages, 2013        USD 38

 

Other People’s Business is a catalogue of the artist's collection o business cards of friends and acquaintances since 1980s.

Hotam#1: A Brief History of Me

 

Edition of 250, 8.25” x 10.75”, 64 pages, 2013        USD 38

 

Old photographs and  historic events together form a timeline of the artist.  Each page represents a year in his life.

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