Art project aims to change the conversation about tourist-trap village Sok Kwu Wan on Hong Kong’s Lamma Island

//Art project aims to change the conversation about tourist-trap village Sok Kwu Wan on Hong Kong’s Lamma Island

Art project aims to change the conversation about tourist-trap village Sok Kwu Wan on Hong Kong’s Lamma Island

To most people in Hong Kong, Sok Kwu Wan at the southern end of Lamma Island is a place for tourists. They associate its inhabitants with a row of seafood restaurants serving rather pricey imports and with putting on excursions for day trippers to the Lamma Fisherfolk’s Village, a museum dedicated to keeping up an idyllic myth.It is misconceptions like these that “Lamma Mia”, a three-month public art project, wants to challenge. By inviting artists who are not from Lamma to conduct lengthy…

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