Hong Kong’s shop cats are the little emperors of their retail kingdoms. When photographer Marcel Heijnen moved to the city he was immediately drawn to these photogenic mouse-hunters, and this book is the charming result. While the cats are undoubtedly the furry celebrities of his photographs, each shot delivers an insightful context of Hong Kong’s traditional trades. From dried fish and rice to paper offerings, the backdrop of each shot presents a portrait of Hong Kong’s local culture.
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The series & the book in The Guardian, 2 January 2017
Paperback, 22 x 17,5 cm, 160 pages
Photography & design by Marcel Heijnen
First published in November 2016 (now already in its second printing)
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The book & the series in the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad, 5 January 2017: