By Karen Fricker in Toronto Star:
A photograph of a paper rose attached to a wall covered in Post-it notes. An audio file of the everyday ambience in a café. A photo of light shining through the leaves of a maple tree in autumn, with the caption “Canada in Hong Kong.”
These are some of more than 175 entries in an online art project called “be water: collected memories of our hong kong,” spearheaded by two Canada-based artists of Hong Kong descent over the pro-democracy protests.
The project – named for protesters’ efforts to be elusive in evading the police crackdown – is an interactive digital map of Hong Kong covered in pin icons: click on the icon and a new window will pop up. Sometimes it will contain text alone, sometimes text and a photo, sometimes an audio file.
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