CAROL MAN

Chinese X Jewish cultures

The Great Northern

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Feeling’s disappearance
Installation at the Connecting Space, North Point
Bamboo, paper, ink, digital photographies
Carol Man & Patricia Mosquera, 2015
How does one begin the day in North Point?
I wake up, hearing voices and the intense noise on the street. I can already feel the dust. I open the windows but I cannot see the outside, my apartment is fully lined with a strong blue fabric. I have to go out of the house. I walk away from the noise, the enormous crowd of people but everything looks long and narrow. I look up but I can’t even see the sky, only the skyscrapers and the smog.
I try to find my own space, but I can’t. I feel myself as a transient. Hong Kong is “not so much a place as a space of transit”.
Ackbar Abbas, 1997. Public Words. Hong Kong: Culture and the Politics of Disappearance
 

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