One Night Only, started in October 2017, with the purpose of regularly holding pop-up gigs and parties with young local rappers and DJ´s in Hong Kong. The founders, Erica Kwok and Allex Chan, are two twenty-something young adults and they started their concept inspired by Kiev rave parties.
” I started bringing my camera with me everywhere just in case there’s an opportunity to take an interesting photo. I don’t even know what it is exactly that I think is interesting, but it’s usually something unexpected and possibly overlooked by others. It’s an organized artistic crime. It’s a subtle form of rebellion to embrace eccentric interests in creating, what I perceive to be, beautiful images.”
I met him during my travels this summer in France. I was staying in a tiny village outside of Paris and he was living at the house I stayed at. We explored Monet’s garden together and something began to kindle. Back at the house he told me to put a record on and asked me to dance. It felt like old-fashioned romance and fireworks. We ended up spending the next two weeks together.
When I was 15, I had my first taste of freedom, as I concert-toured and sang my way through Australia that summer. My first break from a toxic environment that I’d been stuck in for the longest time. Even though it was just a short-lived summer, it was the happiest time of my life, for a very long time.
“I want to be remembered for my music. And personally for just being an open and transparent person to let other people feel that it´s okay to have issues.” In our sidewalk talk we have a deep conversation about signing to Republic, parents, her boyfriend, moving to LA, writing music, tattoos and mental illness.