“Throughout my career, whether composing music or writing lyrics, I have always used my unique sensibility to articulate the identity of women. I’ve noticed that many works tend to adopt a male perspective on women,” says Vicky. She never saw herself as a typical woman, feeling strongly that inside her resides a man. “If I were to choose one of my more recent works that resonates deeply with the theme of womanhood, it would be Janice's 《我的視角》”.
The 2022 concept album “DAUGHTER” deconstructs the theme of “female autonomy” from a woman’s perspective and is produced entirely by an all-female team. In 《我的視角》, Vicky chooses to eschew using any “he” or “she”, attempting to eliminate traditional stereotypes. In this era, everyone can define their own type o...
Upon observation, Vicky Fung possesses distinct traits:
A relentless ambition
A mind teeming with questions
A fondness for sake
During her studies, she grappled with the desire to pursue music and science, yet ultimately chose law. In her music career, she's crafted both pop songs and community music. Not content with just songwriting and composing, she dove into being a singer-songwriter. Yet, producing alone didn't satisfy her; she yearned to be an artist.
She remarks, “In truth, I don't engage in anything solely for money.” But isn’t lawyering about financial prospects? She quips, “Law isn’t the most lucrative path. If I were after money, I’d turn to stocks or real estate.” A valid point. Music wasn’t chosen for mon...
When it comes to creative work in Hong Kong, some people give up easily, while others soldier on despite the challenges. And then there are people like Shadow Chan, a Hong Kong-based illustrator who remains steadfast in her pursuit of new ideas and inspirations.
As a freelancer, Shadow focuses on illustration design, animation, art direction, and more. After working as an in-house designer for three years, she decided to move to Taiwan to experience a different way of life and gain more inspiration for her work. She is now a full-time student in Taiwan.
Shadow started her illustration Instagram account during her university days, with a "carefree" attitude of "just draw what you like." But after becoming a full-time worker, she became more serious and dedicated to her craft. "For th...