Watching Ghost in the Shell in Mong Kok

Watching Ghost in the Shell in Mong Kok

Ghost in the Shell has been panned by western critics but its story of blurred boundaries, shifting identities, erased and reclaimed memories unfolding on a Hong Kong canvas has resonance for Hong Kong audiences.
*Now with a brief update after I watched the 1995 anime version

Read Me Leave comment

A Love Song to Hong Kong: Tat Ming Pair August 18 2012

A Love Song to Hong Kong: Tat Ming Pair August 18 2012

I’m really looking forward to going to the Tat Ming Pair 30th anniversary concert next week and thought I’d post this piece I wrote after going to see Tat Ming in 2012, at the height of the anti-National Education campaign. If things seemed tumultuous then, Hong Kong has been through so much more in the more than four years since then!

Read Me 1 Comment