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The final days of Hong Kong’s Green Wave Art space – a community arts hub like no other — Hong Kong Free Press

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— by Holmes Chan: At the intersection of Shanghai Street and Hamilton Street you will find a wooden bench on the sidewalk, a plain black slab pushed up against the metal fence. If you sit down and lean back, you will feel the breeze of traffic whizzing past behind your head.

The bench is the work of Sammu Chan, whose main preoccupation for the past three years has been to find a symbiosis between art and the Yau Ma Tei neighbourhood. “I’d call it community art,” he said of the bench. “It’s an artwork set in the community.” …

Image courtesy of HKFP/Holmes Chan

April 28, 2019 — 20:25

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