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 GallerySim 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
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

Topic |   Art
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 GallerySim 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
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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