Irene Flanhardt

Irene gained her Bachelor of Visual Media (Fine Art) degree from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Australia, in 2008.

She is a photographer, painter, installation and paper-cutting artist. In December 2011, she set up Flanhardt Galerie und Atelier in Tai O Fishing Village – see her CV and gallery

Since 2010, she has curated and participated in a number of solo and group exhibitions including “Ding Ding to Kowloon”, “Behind the Glamour”, “Stories of Cubans”, “Markets around the World” and “The Charm of Tai O”. “Ding Ding to Kowloon” was a highly successful exhibition where Tram Chasers (founded by Irene) collaborated with Hong Kong Tramways and Jao Tsung-I Academy in 2017; it attracted over 20,000 visitors and almost 70 social media to cover the event. After the exhibition, Canon invited her to try out a new camera model and hold two seminars and two workshops to talk about her tram project.

Irene’s works have been exhibited in various venues including Hong Kong International Airport, Jao Tsung-I Academy, Landmark Atrium, Pacific Place, Taikoo Place, Consulate General of Nepal in Hong Kong, Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, Tai O Heritage Hotel and Grantham Hospital. Her works have also been published in numerous notable magazines and newspapers.

In April 2014, she published a photography book “The Charm of Tai O” documenting her 3 years’ work in Tai O Fishing Village. – see photography.

Other artists

Irene has been working with a group of photographers in the recent years and they have exhibited in various venues. See photography their works in different genres.