Sim Chi Yin at her exhibition "One Day We'll Understand", about the war against Chinese communist insurgents in Malaya, at the Hanart TZ Gallery in Hong Kong. Photo: Kitmin Lee/Courtesy of Hanart TZ Gallery

Legacy of colonialism: Singapore artist’s show on Malayan Emergency and its resonance for Hong Kong

  • Sim Chi Yin can’t wait to see how Hongkongers react to her work about war against Chinese communists given the anti-Chinese Communist feelings in city just now
  • Her exhibition recalls the suffering of both sides in 12-year insurgency that gripped Malaya Federation, and their failure to reckon fully with what happened
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Sim Chi Yin at her exhibition "One Day We'll Understand", about the war against Chinese communist insurgents in Malaya, at the Hanart TZ Gallery in Hong Kong. Photo: Kitmin Lee/Courtesy of Hanart TZ Gallery
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