[Sponsored] WMA is hosting “The Days Before The Silent Spring”, its newly commissioned lens-based project by artist Lo Lai Lai Natalie from December 15.

Photo: supplied.

The exhibition pays homage to the decade long journey by the members of Sangwoodgoon, a farming collective that Lo is a part of, founded by a diverse group of supporters of the Protect Choi Yuen Village movement who experimented with living as Half Farmer Half X.

“Expanding beyond the writing and observation of crops, flora and fauna, which is a hallmark of her past work, Lo now turns her gaze to her fellow farmers, whose divergent demands, hopes, experiences and struggles are not only testaments to the exhausting nature of negotiations, but also fuel for the collective as a whole.”

Film still from “The Days Before The Silent Spring.” courtesy of the artist.

The exhibition will be an opportunity to explore the topic of alternative life choices and sustainable development in Hong Kong presented by the practice of farming.

Film still from “The Days Before The Silent Spring.” Photo: courtesy of the artist.

A workshop about fermentation by Kishimoto Ho WY and the artist, plus a roundtable with members of Sangwoodgoon, will be announced shortly on WMA’s social media.

Film still from “The Days Before The Silent Spring.” Photo: courtesy of the artist.

Date: 15 December 2020 to 15 January 2021.
Time: 12pm to 7pm (Closed on Mondays).
Venue: WMA Space, 8/F, Chun Wo Commercial Centre, 23-29 Wing Wo Street, Central.

Please kindly reserve your spot in advance here (pandemic related special arrangement).

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