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Being Patient Again - II

Mud , metal, sound

120cm x 120cm


* Mud from Ma Shi Po

      Sound recording⁠ : 11m59s

"Being Patient Again" (2020) consists of mud balls that the artist collected from the area of Ma Shi Po, completely dried out and arranged in an orderly manner on a metal plate. Accompanying the display is a soundscape the artist recorded when she rehydrated them (as the water filled up the pores, it produces sounds similar to the ambient sounds of a forest). The installation asks the audience to listen closely to the land and the sounds that are produced by a given terroir.⁠

Resumption of land at Ma Shi Po Village by the Lands Department of Hong Kong on 19 July 2021 for the development of North East New Territories.



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