“Heathen” Rockstar Exhibition Launched in Support of Hong Kong Adventist Health Foundation
7 March 2019 | An award-winning photographer has opened up an exhibition in Hong Kong featuring his pictures of the late rock star David Bowie. Proceeds from the exhibition will support Hong Kong Adventist Health Foundation (HKAHF.)
According to the Hong Kong Tatler, Markus Klinko launched the exhibition at Alisan Fine Arts in Hong Kong’s Lyndhurst Tower as well as at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental.
The title of the exhibition is 2000s: Bowie and Beyond. It features the image on Bowie’s 22nd album, Heathen, as well as others of Bowie as captured by Klinko.
In addition, the show, which runs until March 16, exhibits outtakes from Klinko’s shoot with Beyoncé for her Dangerously in Love album cover. There is also a picture of socialite Daphne Guinness floating above Central Park Lake.
According to the HKAHF website, the organization was established in 1999. It provides assistance for the medical treatment of underprivileged children in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Asia, through its Heart, Hearing, Medical and Orthopaedic Charity Funds. It also helps adults and the elderly through its Cancer Fund and Eye Fund. In 2010, it started charitable work in Nepal offering otological surgery for children and adults.
According to the Adventist denomination’s Office of Archives, Statistics and Research, the Hong Kong-Macao conference had 4,613 members and 19 churches on June 30, 2018.