Over 130 distinguished guests, staff, and students gathered at the Library on Sept 24 to celebrate the officially opening of the award-winning photographer's first solo exhibition - Natural World, Cultural Elegance: A Photography Exhibition by Tin Man Lee.
President Prof Tony Chan, EVPP Prof Wei Shyy, University Librarian Ms Diana Chan and Publishing Technology Center Director Mr Thomas Ng officiated the ceremony jointly with Dr Tin Man Lee.
A video featuring the artist's wildlife photography was shown at the ceremony. The gallery tour led by Dr Lee brought the event to climax, as the artist unfolded his exciting and touching stories behind the stunning photos.
During his visit to HKUST, Dr Lee gave two public talks on photography and his life experiences. The talks attracted hundreds of audience. Members of HKUST, secondary school students, photographers, and enthusiastic fans were deeply carried by Dr Lee's amazing sharing.
An Exhibition Catalog containing all the exhibits and related stories has been published. It is available for sale at the Library Circulation Counter and HKUST Souvenir Shop. Online orders can be placed at https://lbapps.ust.hk/catalog-order-form/tinman/
The exhibition has received excellent comments since its opening. Our guest books are overwhelmed with positive feedback congratulating the success of the exhibition:
"A wonderful exhibition! High technical and artistic achievement and capturing the wonder and beauty of nature. It is great."
"Great job UST for this exhibit."
"Feast for the Eye"
"We are honored to have you at UST."
Dr Tin Man Lee is the Grand Prize winner of Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Competition 2013, out of 25,000 entries from 50 countries.
Do come to the Library to appreciate the best Nature photography in town!