Lights in Time: Lighthouses of Malacca, Matsu and Penghu

「 Lights in Time 」Exhibition 

Time: 10:00-17:00 (Mon-Fri) 18 May 2018 -31 July 2018

I. Julian's Art World
Venue: Library Lounge

Introduction about the Work

Hong Kong Photographer Lee Chi Chiu Julian’s photo work「To the Lighthouse」, which was one of the his series work of digital art canvas painting exhibition「Landscape in the Mist」at the French May Festival in 2005. And another piece of digital interactive photography work has been named same in 2005, an image of a dim lighthouse by the sea only lights up when the viewer walks near it. This work can no longer be seen now, leaving the blurred images on the website.

About Julian Lee

Julian, a former associate professor of Photography Art at the School of Creative Media, received a master’s degree in photography from the Royal Academy of Arts in 1991. He has also worked as a photographer and director of TVB and City Magazine and shot many works for Hong Kong stars. In 2014, 54-year-old Julian died for a cancer in London. The exhibit「To the Lighthouse」was shot during those years that he fought against the disease in London.

II.  Evolution of Recording Mediums for Xiyu Pagoda Lighthouse 
Venue: The Exhibition Area outside the Si Ku Quan Shu Reading Room, Run Run Shaw Library


Highlight of Exhibition items (A Collaborative Exhibition of Rare Books and archival documents)

1. 清 蔣元樞 撰 乾隆四十三年 (1778) 《捐建澎湖西嶼浮圖》【重修台郡各建築圖說】冊頁 紙本彩繪 橫95.1 × 縱43.9 cm (數位掃描影幅)
2. 清 蔣元樞 撰 乾隆四十三年 (1778) 《捐建澎湖西嶼浮圖圖說》【重修台郡各建築圖說】冊頁 紙本書法 橫95.1 ×縱43.9 cm (數位掃描影幅)
3. 清 蔣元樞記 乾隆四十三年 (1778) 《澎湖西嶼浮圖記》刻石碑謁 橫81 ×縱245 cm (拓片影幅) 
4. 清 謝維祺撰 乾隆四十四年 (1779) 《剏建西嶼浮圖記》刻石碑謁 橫100 ×縱266 cm (拓片影幅)
5. 清 蔣鏞立 道光八年 《西嶼塔燈碑記》刻石碑謁 橫85 ×縱187 cm (拓片影幅)
6. 清 蔣鏞編纂 道光九至十二年輯傳抄本(1828-1832)《澎湖續編》(數位掃描拓片影幅)
7. 清 林豪編纂 光緒十八年抄本 (1892) 《澎湖廳志稿》 (數位掃描影幅) 
8. 清 林豪編纂 光緒二十年刻本 (1894) 《澎湖廳志》(數位掃描影幅)
9. 清 林豪編纂 大正十一年(日人據光緒二十年) (1922) 《澎湖廳志》刻本活字本 
10. 清 林豪編纂 (1968) 年鉛印本《澎湖廳志》【台灣叢書】
11. 清 林豪編纂 (1998) 鉛印本 《澎湖廳志稿》【台灣文獻叢刊】
12. China. Hai guan zong shui wu si shu, Banister, T. Roger, & Adam Matthew Digital. (1932). The coastwise lights of China an illustrated account of the Chinese Maritime Customs Lights Service. Shanghai: Inspectorate General of Customs.
13. Banister, & 李廷元. (1933). 中國沿海燈塔志. 上海: 海關總稅務司公署統計科.
14. 中國. 財政部. (1937). 財務統計圖. China: S.n.

(2) 3D Printing Model of the Fisher Island Pagoda Lighthouse by LHRC Project Team

Supported by Gateway Education Laboratories, City University of Hong Kong

(3) Integration of Calligraphy, Visual and Audio

Registration: Please email to Sandy Lee ( if you need any other time of visit, or you are off-campus, or you need a guided tour reservation.

「 Lights in Time: Lighthouses of Malacca, Matsu and Penghu 」Seminar and Workshop

10:00-19:00, 18 May(Fri) 2018 

Form: screening and talk; immersive virtual reality experience with inside of 3 different lighthouses; guided tours of archival collections; 3D printing model display.

Registration: Please register via email ( or call (852+ 3442 6582/ 5114 2659). Registration or Cancellation should be made at least 1 working day in advance.


I. Workshop and Seminar: Lights in Time

Venue: User Education Room, Run Run Shaw Library

Time: 18/05/2018(Fri)10:00 – 12:00; 15:00 – 16:30

Part 1 Workshop and Seminar

10:00 – 11:00


        Movable Type Printing Hands-on Experience Workshop


        The Hosts: Kwai Chi CHENG, Yuk Man CHEUNG, Nga Yan SZE (Department of Chinese 
                        and History, City University of Hong Kong)

11:00 – 12:00


       Evolution of Recording Mediums since 18th Century - Xiyu Pagoda Lighthouse  

       到場嘉賓: 謝鶯興 (東海大學圖書館)

       The Guest: Mr. IngShing SHIE (Tunghai University Library)

Part 2 研討會 Seminar 

15:00 – 15:30

      「從燈塔開始 – 說Julian LEE的藝術世界」

       To the Lighthouse – Talking About The Art of Julian LEE


       The Guest: Ming Fai Phil SHEK (School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong)

15:30 – 16:00

      「圖書文獻鑒識科學與發現 – 西嶼塔燈案例研究」

       Forensic Library Sciences - Discovery of Xiyu Pagoda Lighthouse

       到場嘉賓: 王瑋樂、紐柏、梁嘉豪、景祥祜(香港城市大學LHRC項目)

       The Guests: Richard WONG, Bradly Cameron NEW, Anthony KH LEUNG, Steve CHING  
       (Lighthouse Heritage Research Connections, CityU Library)

16:00 – 16:15

      「古詩英譯  - 西嶼塔燈」

       Poetic Heritage Translation – Xiyu Lighthouse

       非同步發表:彭鏡禧 (台灣大學外國語文學系教授)

        Presented asynchronously by Ching-Hsi PERNG (Department of Foreign Languages 
        and Literatures, National Taiwan University)

16:15 – 16:30

      「古詩朗誦  - 西嶼塔燈」

       Given Voice to Ancient Poetry – Xiyu lighthouse

       朗誦嘉賓: 鄧永雄(古松, 香港律政司前總法庭檢控主任,《法律與文學》作者)

       The Guest: Stephen TANG (Gu Song, Former Chief Court Prosecutor, Author of “Law 
       and Literature”)

II. Screening and Talk: Lights in Time

Time: 18/05/2018 (Fri) 16:30 – 18:00

Part 1:紀錄片放映與問答會 Films Screening and Talk

Place: Le ciel de l’ esprit Mini Theatre, Run Run Shaw Library

Time: 16:30 – 17:30

  1. 《Lighthouse Memory - Malacca – The Main Road》
  2. 《燈塔紀行 – 馬六甲》


Project Team: Daniel LAI, Yu TANG, Anthony Ka Ho LEUNG, Shiran ZHU, Yuanyuan 
                     ZHANG, Yuner CHEN, Yeuk Wing HUNG, King Sang CHEUNG (Lighthouse 
                     Heritage Research Connections
, CityU Library)
與談嘉賓:  何舟  (香港城市大學媒體與傳播系)

              楊吉璽 (香港中文大學新聞與傳播學院)

              范耀鈞 (香港科技大學經濟系)

Discussants: Joe HE (Department of Media and Communication, CityU)
                   Kut Si YANG (School of Journalism & Communication, CUHK)
                   Yiu-Kwan FAN (Department of Economics, HKUST)

Part 2: 「香港海事博物館建造鄭和寶船模型的經驗」分享會

Talk: Experience in the Construction of the Zhenghe Treasure Boat Model Ship at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Place: User Education Room, Run Run Shaw Library

Time: 17:30 – 18:00


The Honorable Guests: Captain Yan Tung TUNG, Museum Advisor, Hong Kong Maritime Museum


III. VR Experience

Place: Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE), Information Space, Run Run Shaw Library.
Check more details in the link. (

Time: 12:00 – 13:00; 18:00 – 19:00, Friday, 18 May.

The Hosts: Richard Wong, Lai Daniel, Zhu Shiran, Xi Mingjie(LHRC Student Project Team, City University of Hong Kong)

About: Invite visitors to explore the internal structure of three lighthouses in an immersive environment.

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