Title: Life in Rainbow
Artist: Noble Wong
Combining layers of geometry with silhouettes of subjects from the estate environment, this colourful mural celebrates the unique lifestyles of Cho Yiu Chuen residents. This mural tells stories by outlining people's activities, animals, and plants, intertwining with the estate's unique hexagonal and square architectural structures and facilities like a swimming pool, balcony, and playground along the bridge's walls. The stories can be read in a timeline fashion, and the different stages of the residents' lives are symbolised by a “growing tree” along the piece.
Colour-changing lights run the length of the glass ceiling via the transparent butterflies' stickers, constantly changing the bridge’s appearance. With the colourful mural, people like walking through a rainbow, and the whole installation brightens up the estate and cheers the residents.
Mural Art depicts the stories of the residents, transforming the inner side of a passing bridge into a storybook that brings a pleasant reading experience to people.
|Residents plant Cho Yiu’s life saplings together
Different flora and fauna in the village,
as well as facilities such as playgrounds
Colour-changing lights run the length of the glass ceiling
via the transparent butterflies' stickers
|The most iconic swimming pool in the estate
Daily activities in the estate also include
table tennis for physical fitness
About the Artist:
Noble Wong is a full-time Hong Kong muralist, illustrator, and urban sketcher. He works across different media, including traditional oil painting, watercolour, mural art, graffiti, and digital art. He is also passionate about urban sketching and especially interested in city landscapes, architecture, history, and culture. He hopes to slow down and appreciate the precious and interesting things around him through the process of drawing.
After obtaining a Master's degree in Multimedia with high distinction, Wong established the Noble Sketchbook Art Studio in 2015. He has been commissioned in various large-scale illustration and mural projects, including the Hong Kong International Airport Arts and Culture Festival, Central Market, 618 Shanghai Street, Sai Ying Pun’s ARTLANE, HK Urban Canvas and the Central Police Station Revitalisation Project.
The project is powered by "Teen Art Ambassador x Intergenerational Mural Art Scheme," led by Teen Art Ambassadors in the community, with the participation of Cho Yiu Chuen residents and the elderly. Through a series of mural workshops, it aims to promote intergenerational harmony.
Teen Art Ambassador:
Chan Quan Yi, Cheng Tsz Shan, Ching Ching Fung, Choi Tze Yan, Liu Kewen, Liu Keya, Tang Ying Ying
Participants in the Workshops:
Chan Wai Hing, Chan Yuk Ham, Cheng Lai Wah, Chung Wai Man, Ha Wai Ying, Kwok Lai King, Lau Wing Cheong Joseph, Lee Ling Ha, Lee Po Lin, Luk Sau Fan Sera, Ng Fung Yiu, Ng Kui Hon, Tsang Yi Shun, Tsang Yi Tsun Amber, Tsoi Sau Chung, Wong Kit Ying, Wong So Sze, Wong Yuk Sun, Yau Ping Wo, Yeung Shui King, Yeung Wai Ling, Yu Chun Wai, Yuen Chun Hei, Yuen Chun Sging, Yuen Yin Ling, Zeng YuanYuan
The paint is supported by the ecological brand Graphenstone. It is not only composed of 100% natural elements but also has the ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the air, providing refreshing air and a mind-friendly atmosphere to Cho Yiu Chuen community!
A Mind-friendly Estate Model at Cho Yiu Chuen
Funded by Lee Hysan Foundation, the two-year initiative, “A Mind-friendly Estate Model at Cho Yiu Chuen”, began in November 2022 with the objectives of strengthening the community bonds and the "330 well-being" of the residents in Cho Yiu Chuen.
The project aims at connecting the community, promoting mental wellness with our ambassadors, and engaging the residents through the power of art!
Co-organization: Hong Kong Arts Centre, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association
Supporting Organization: Hong Kong Housing Society
Strategic Partner and Sponsor: Lee Hysan Foundation