Kurt Tong’s latest exhibition, “Threads of Sisterhood”, features pictures of his family’s former amah, Mak Ngan-yuk.
John Batten
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The Collector by John Batten

Hong Kong artist’s homage to his selfless amah

She came from poor farming stock in Zhongshan, and chose chastity and the sisterhood of the ‘combed up’ women over arranged marriage. Artist Kurt Tong honours Mak Ngan-yuk’s sacrifice and a dying tradition

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Kurt Tong’s latest exhibition, “Threads of Sisterhood”, features pictures of his family’s former amah, Mak Ngan-yuk.
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