By Stephanie, Jaime, Patrysja
Same procedure as every year. XXX Gallery became a place to experiment and to dance.
Starting off with the National Day Fireworks on October 1st, the group dived head first into a Cantonese opera workshop led by Singapore-born and Berlin-based artist Ming Wong.
By Elaine, Holly, Nadja
By Kana Nishio and Boram Lee
By Maria and Simon, the relations between China and Hong Kong as an imbalanced chessboard.
By Max, Max, Yimeng and Ria
By Chanelle, Stone, Annie, Tina, Samuel
By B|W (Jion Wang Jin, Shirley , Liana Yang)
By Alicia, Marleen and Lulu. In the beginning of our working process the three of us were talking a lot about how we were experiencing Hong Kong while we were exploring it. And we all came to the agreement that there are so many contrasts in one city. We put down a whole list of it.
After learning about Hong Kong’s food system and the problems that come with it in Dr. Daisy Tam’s lecture, it was time for a more hands on approach.
Being a person of color comes with certain prejudices in Hongkong. Adapting to it, without denying the own identiy, calls for creative strategies. The African Community found its enclave and safe haven on Lantau Island. A green and lush paradise next to Hongkong Island and only a 30 minutes ferryride away from the bustling city.
Foo Tak makes things possible. A building in the heart of Hongkong Island that is defined by low rent and high idealism.
Hongkong is a troubled city. The people living here are confronted with manifold issues in regards to housing development, renting prices and subpar building stock. But still, there is beauty beneath.