by Mandy Zheng

As a child who lived in the Kwun Tong Resettlement Area, one of Hong Kong’s oldest public housing communities, artist On Tai Yau-on, 39, counts many cherished memories from that time as inspiration.

Among scenes he hopes to recreate are an iron gate and wooden door that were seldom locked, candy vendors wandering dank corridors and a dim sum place below his block where neighbours would hang out.

But, instead of putting this on canvas, Tai intends to relive his childhood by actually building such places from scratch – in miniature…

Read more at the South China Morning Post

Image courtesy of the South China Morning Post/K.Y.Cheng

March 09, 2019 — 03:03am BST