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REVIEWS

HONG KONG

1a Space

One Suitcase Per Person

DAVID DIAO, From My Memory, digital print. Courtesy 1a space, Hong Kong.

At the nonprofit 1a space, guest curator Davina Lee brought together David Diao, Ken Lum and Hiram To, three ethnically Chinese artists with different backgrounds and experience, to contemplate the theme of transnational identity. The small-scale exhibition included Diao’s freehand blueprints, Lum’s photo-portraits and To’s cinematic prints, which addressed not only what it means to be a Chinese descendant estranged from one’s ancestral home, in Diao’s case, but also provided alternative perceptions…

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