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Ho Sin Tung

Tales of the Unexpected

By John Jervis

Portrait of Ho Sin Tung. Photo by Ann Woo for ArtAsiaPacific

The first meeting does not go well. I arrive at Kubrick, a trendy bookstore-cum-café in Hong Kong’s hectic Yau Ma Tei district, and, primed by Ho Sin Tung’s own protestations of shyness, start my benign questioning. From behind dark-rimmed glasses comes an amused glance: “So, is this really what you want to ask about?” It’s evident a rethink is necessary. She ends up showing me a new children’s book in Chinese, inspired…

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