23 December 2004
Mural paintings on show at KCR East Tsim Sha Tsui Station
 
In order to beautify the newly-opened East Tsim Sha Tsui Station (ETS), the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) has put up in the station today a collection of mural paintings produced by the student artists of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education.
“The exhibition aims at promoting local art in stations,” said Mrs Grace Lam, General Manager – Corporate Affairs of KCRC. “We believe the exhibition will not only arouse the public’s interest in visual art, but will also help promote art education in Hong Kong.”
“ETS is an important transportation hub in the Tsim Sha Tsui area, attracting tens of thousands of local passengers and tourists everyday. The exhibition of the students’ works at the station not only provides a venue for passengers to see the art works, but also makes KCR journeys more enjoyable,” Mrs Lam said.
The paintings were produced by the Year III students of the Higher Diploma Course in Graphic and Media Design offered by the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Shatin). The students hope to share with the audience their world of creativity through the exhibition.
The KCRC will continue to introduce a range of art collections at ETS to beautify the station in future.
12 mural paintings are being exhibited at East Tsim Sha Tsui Station by the KCRC and the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education from today