As part of the “Via North Point” project, artists at Cou Tou Woodworking Studio designed a new display cabinet for a woman surnamed Ng (centre), who has run a news stand in the area for more than two decades, which saves her nearly two hours of labour a day. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Centre As part of the “Via North Point” project, artists at Cou Tou Woodworking Studio designed a new display cabinet for a woman surnamed Ng (centre), who has run a news stand in the area for more than two decades, which saves her nearly two hours of labour a day. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Centre
As part of the “Via North Point” project, artists at Cou Tou Woodworking Studio designed a new display cabinet for a woman surnamed Ng (centre), who has run a news stand in the area for more than two decades, which saves her nearly two hours of labour a day. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Centre
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Public art project in Hong Kong’s North Point aims to reconnect the neighbourhood, where tensions between old and new continue to this day

  • ‘Via North Point’ aims to improve the daily lives of all residents of North Point, where major redevelopment over the last 20 years has divided parts of the community
  • Public spaces have been reimagined in creative ways, while artists have paired with local businesses and a school to design special furniture for their needs

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As part of the “Via North Point” project, artists at Cou Tou Woodworking Studio designed a new display cabinet for a woman surnamed Ng (centre), who has run a news stand in the area for more than two decades, which saves her nearly two hours of labour a day. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Centre As part of the “Via North Point” project, artists at Cou Tou Woodworking Studio designed a new display cabinet for a woman surnamed Ng (centre), who has run a news stand in the area for more than two decades, which saves her nearly two hours of labour a day. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Centre
As part of the “Via North Point” project, artists at Cou Tou Woodworking Studio designed a new display cabinet for a woman surnamed Ng (centre), who has run a news stand in the area for more than two decades, which saves her nearly two hours of labour a day. Photo: Hong Kong Arts Centre
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