Zhao Hua Hong serait une des dernières dames chinoises ayant vécu l'époque des pieds bandés.

Zhao Hua Hong serait une des dernières dames chinoises ayant vécu l'époque des pieds bandés.

Petit garçon assis sur le bas d'une grande porte rouge  #Cite Interdite #Pekin

Petit garçon assis sur le bas d'une grande porte rouge #Cite Interdite #Pekin

Craig Jo is a HKUST Engineering graduate and the Business Development Director of Hong Kong RFID Limited. Hong Kong RFID Limited is the leading RFID hardware manufacturer, distributor and consultancy firm in Hong Kong and the South China Region. www.hk-rfid.com

Craig Jo is a HKUST Engineering graduate and the Business Development Director of Hong Kong RFID Limited. Hong Kong RFID Limited is the leading RFID hardware manufacturer, distributor and consultancy firm in Hong Kong and the South China Region. www.hk-rfid.com

4 Best Outlying Islands in Hong Kong! You've got to know about these amazing little-known places!

4 Best Outlying Islands in Hong Kong! You've got to know about these amazing little-known places!

la finesse et l'élégance de l'architecture et des jardins du palais d'été

la finesse et l'élégance de l'architecture et des jardins du palais d'été

This month's AOM is Jo Farrell. Jo is a celebrated photographer in Hong Kong. She is known for her work with women and captivating portraits of bound feet in China. She's a smart lady, dedicated to creating thought-provoking work. We are honored to have her as our first AOM for 2016. Learn more about her unique perspectives on life and photography, below.

This month's AOM is Jo Farrell. Jo is a celebrated photographer in Hong Kong. She is known for her work with women and captivating portraits of bound feet in China. She's a smart lady, dedicated to creating thought-provoking work. We are honored to have her as our first AOM for 2016. Learn more about her unique perspectives on life and photography, below.

green bouddha

green bouddha

The pictures of the women, now aged in their 80s and 90s after foot binding continued in rural areas until around 1939, were taken by Hong Kong-based photographer Jo Farrell. Once a symbol of beauty and status, foot binding, also known as lotus feet, was carried out in China since the 10th century, falling out of favour in the early 20th century before it was outlawed in 1911.

The pictures of the women, now aged in their 80s and 90s after foot binding continued in rural areas until around 1939, were taken by Hong Kong-based photographer Jo Farrell. Once a symbol of beauty and status, foot binding, also known as lotus feet, was carried out in China since the 10th century, falling out of favour in the early 20th century before it was outlawed in 1911.

HONG KONG, CHINA - AUGUST 21:  Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum of Germany and Shutterfly jump a fence during the Jump Off for the bronze medal during the Individual Jumping Final held at the Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Venue in Sha Tin during day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Hong Kong, China.  (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

HONG KONG, CHINA - AUGUST 21: Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum of Germany and Shutterfly jump a fence during the Jump Off for the bronze medal during the Individual Jumping Final held at the Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Venue in Sha Tin during day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Hong Kong, China. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

OSLO AND HONG KONG - The book picks-up not too long after Jo's last translated novel `The Snowman' ended. Detective Harry Hole is now `taking a break' in Hong Kong  before returning to Oslo

OSLO AND HONG KONG - The book picks-up not too long after Jo's last translated novel `The Snowman' ended. Detective Harry Hole is now `taking a break' in Hong Kong before returning to Oslo

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