The editor of Jewish Renaissance magazine, Rebecca Taylor, speaks to Carol Man, whose work is inspired by Hong Kong’s multicultural and ever-changing landscape.
So honoured that my work was curated to the digital gallery of the 2022 Conney Conference on Jewish Arts presented by The Mosse Weinstein Centre for Jewish Studies at the … Continue reading
Carol Man, a Hong Kong Chinese artist who has adopted the Jewish faith, has long been intertwining her cultural identities in her artistic journey.
The first three verses of Parasha Lech Lecha, Genesis Chapter 12 1. And the Lord said to Abram, “Go forth from your land and from your birthplace and from your … Continue reading
A beautiful verse from “Song of Songs”, written by King Solomon, יִשָּׁקֵ֙נִי֙ מִנְּשִׁיק֣וֹת פִּ֔יהוּ כִּֽי־טוֹבִ֥ים דֹּדֶ֖יךָ מִיָּֽיִן׃ (Oh, give me of the kisses of your mouth, For your love is … Continue reading
Gmar Chatima Tova, a Jewish phrase translates to “May You be Inscribed and Sealed for a Good Year”. Jewish people greet each others on Yom Kippur, or The Day of … Continue reading
This book is complementary to my installation work Mixed Blessing. It compares eighteen Chinese and Jewish objects and subjects include Panties, First Aid, Egg, Doorpost, Pen, Alcohol, … Continue reading
1 Of David. Blessed is the Lord, my Rock, Who trains my hands for battle, my fingers for war. א לְדָוִד | בָּרוּךְ יְהֹוָה | צוּרִי הַמְלַמֵּד יָדַי לַקְרָב אֶצְבְּעוֹתַי לַמִּלְחָמָה 2 My … Continue reading
Carol was born and grew up in a traditional Chinese family in colonial Hong Kong, celebrating many Chinese customs – from fire crackers on Chinese New Year to spring’s Ching … Continue reading
Good is the man who is gracious and lends, who conducts his affairs with moderation. :טוֹב אִישׁ חוֹנֵן וּמַלְוֶה יְכַלְכֵּל דְּבָרָיו בְּמִשְׁפָּט