A “chapter” from Yee I-Lann’s series “Rasa Sayang” that uses images of hugging arms to represent letters of the alphabet that spell out the first line of John Donne’s poem “The Good-Morrow”: “I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I /  Did, till we loved?” Photo: Chat (Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile), Hong Kong
A “chapter” from Yee I-Lann’s series “Rasa Sayang” that uses images of hugging arms to represent letters of the alphabet that spell out the first line of John Donne’s poem “The Good-Morrow”: “I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I / Did, till we loved?” Photo: Chat (Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile), Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Malaysian artist hopes her Hong Kong show can bring out shared experiences between the city and her country

  • Yee I-Lann’s ‘Until We Hug Again’ exhibition includes a ‘Karaoke Mat’ that encourages visitors to sing together and an invented sign language based on hugging
  • Her works collaborating with indigenous female weavers across Malaysia to make mats help fund projects led by the women in their local communities

A “chapter” from Yee I-Lann’s series “Rasa Sayang” that uses images of hugging arms to represent letters of the alphabet that spell out the first line of John Donne’s poem “The Good-Morrow”: “I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I /  Did, till we loved?” Photo: Chat (Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile), Hong Kong
A “chapter” from Yee I-Lann’s series “Rasa Sayang” that uses images of hugging arms to represent letters of the alphabet that spell out the first line of John Donne’s poem “The Good-Morrow”: “I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I / Did, till we loved?” Photo: Chat (Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile), Hong Kong
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