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View of passengers facing the camera on the upper deck of an open-top double-decker bus on a road, which stretches from the bottom to the distance in the centre beneath the evening sky. Most of the seats on the upper deck are occupied. A passenger at the back of the bus stands looking towards a building on the viewer's right beside the road. In the foreground, a passenger in a short-sleeved checked shirt speaks into a lapel microphone.

Visual Culture Bus Tour—City Thoughts Flow

Details
Artist: Lawrence K L Pun, SENZA A Cappella
Type: Tour
Language: Cantonese
Audience: Everyone
Location: Various Locations
View of passengers facing the camera on the upper deck of an open-top double-decker bus on a road, which stretches from the bottom to the distance in the centre beneath the evening sky. Most of the seats on the upper deck are occupied. A passenger at the back of the bus stands looking towards a building on the viewer's right beside the road. In the foreground, a passenger in a short-sleeved checked shirt speaks into a lapel microphone.

Visual Culture Bus Tour—City Thoughts Flow

How would you learn about this city, if it was a person?

M+ invites you to hop onto our shuttle bus and begin an audio journey from Kowloon Tong to the museum. Lean back on your seat and encounter this charming city while novelist and cultural critic Lawrence Pun narrates his stories and ways to see the city through excerpts from his works.

Accompanied by an a cappella performance by SENZA, you will move through the urban area of Yau Tsim Mong. Admire the district's unique cultural landscape, people, and their interactions from varying distances. As you arrive at M+, we recommend you to explore the space with a fresh perspective gained from the tour.

Visual Culture Bus Tour—City Thoughts Flow is conducted in Cantonese. A digital transcript of the tour in English will be provided by scanning a QR code onsite.

Sign Language Interpretation is not available for this pre-recorded broadcast event. Transcripts in Traditional Chinese and English will be available for loan onsite for participants with specific needs. Live audio description is available as a pre-tour introduction before the event starts.

About the Artists

Lawrence K L Pun is a novelist and cultural critic. Over the past twenty years, he has authored around twenty books, among them his latest novel Falling Apart, the novels Writopia and The Spell of Disappearance, prose Evanescence, and social commentary Play Back Hong Kong. In 2011, he received the Award for Best Artist (Literary Arts) conferred by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

Close-up shot of a person from the shoulders up. The bespectacled person wears a black-and-white checked beret and a black face mask. Facing the viewer's right, the person speaks into a microphone. A bookshelf appears in the background on the left.

Portrait of Lawrence Pun. Photo: Jam Wong

SENZA A Cappella is a Cantopop vocal band debuted in 2018, which aims to promote a cappella in Hong Kong. The team regularly shares their music cover videos online. The Backstairs Series & Mini Cover Series have gained more than 7.5 million views on YouTube. SENZA has had performing experiences in large-scale events, TV shows, and pop music award ceremonies. The band has collaborated with artists, including Eman Lam, Jer & Ian @ Mirror, Kay Tse, AGA, C AllStar etc. In 2020, SENZA was the first a cappella group nominated in Ultimate Song Chart Awards Presentation in Hong Kong. In 2021, the band presented its first album named Circle of Fifths. In the same year, SENZA organized two concerts with full-house response.

Group photograph showing five members of a vocal band against a white background. The members stand looking directly at the camera. They are dressed entirely in white and wear jackets and shirts. Two members at the front stand in the centre with shoulders touching, angled towards opposite sides. The other three members are positioned behind.

Group photo of SENZA A Cappella. Members (From left to right): Calvert Fu, Miri Leung, King Lam, Dennis Tsui, Peace Lo. Photo: Nathan Cheung

M+ Opening Programmes

M+ celebrates its grand opening with a programme of events designed to welcome visitors in its newly opened space. Whether you are a seeker of new insights or an arts enthusiast, we invite you to the world of visual culture through our talk, thematic tour, workshop, performances, and screenings.

M+ is more than just a museum—it is also a platform for visitors of different ages, backgrounds, and abilities to interact and exchange ideas with artists, makers, and the community. We welcome everyone—with or without knowledge in visual culture. All you need to be is curious!

Image at top: NEONSIGNS.HK Night Bus Tour, 2014. Photo: Cheung Pak Ming

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