Artist and farmer Monti Lai in Lai Chi Wo Village, Sha Tau Kok, with her installation that pays homage to the village farmers for the art exhibition ‘MurMur of the Brick, Rurally Engaged Art’. Photo: Annemarie Evans

Artists celebrate the ordinary in Hong Kong Hakka village show – adobe bricks, straw hats and rural hardship

  • A group of artists who took up residency in remote Lai Chi Wo, near the Chinese border, are showing the fruits of their encounters with rural village life
  • Featuring oral histories, vernacular architecture and representations of farming, its curation was a journey of discovery for one Hakka artist
Topic |   Art
Artist and farmer Monti Lai in Lai Chi Wo Village, Sha Tau Kok, with her installation that pays homage to the village farmers for the art exhibition ‘MurMur of the Brick, Rurally Engaged Art’. Photo: Annemarie Evans
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