Norris Yim: Nameless

Hiding in plain (and colourful) sight

WORDS BY MICHAEL ZARATHUS-COOK

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HONG KONG — VISUAL ARTS — Issue 9

sM | How has the political climate in Hong Kong informed your mission as an artist?


NY ── It was early in my career when this political crisis started, particularly the first White Ribbon protests, so I began using black and white as the main colour scheme to represent these violent protests. It was after this that the government took over and controlled the city. We had no way out, and that scar was buried deep in our hearts, yet people were still able to force a smile to confront the ridiculous problems happening in our city daily. Nameless is my way of reflecting on this situation of people without a soul, without truth, without

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"Nameless 0522" (2022) by Norris Yim

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