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REVIEWS

HONG KONG

Para Site Art Space

A Journal of the Plague Year

Fear, Ghosts, Rebels. SARS, Leslie and the Hong Kong Story

AI WEIWEI, Baby Formula, 2013, 1,815 tins of milk powder, 13.5 x 1,006 x 796.5 cm. 

Courtesy the artist and Para Site, Hong Kong.

In 2003, Hong Kong was hard-hit by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), the collapse of the real-estate market, the near-enactment of laws threatening freedom of expression and the related protest on July 1, the city-state’s establishment day, which drew 500,000 marchers. On the tenth anniversary of this…

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