Reconnect, Recreate: Hong Kong Traditions by Callisupply x StreetsignHK
Why We Recommend it
Explore Hong Kong’s disappearing neon signs and traditional calligraphy before it’s too late in this show by Callisupply and StreetsignHK.
Callisupply and StreetsignHK present Reconnect, Recreate, an exhibition that features Callisupply’s calligraphy and digital signboard art alongside restored rescued signboards by StreetsignHK.
Reconnect, Recreate addresses the cultural crisis of Hong Kong’s disappearing traditional calligraphy and signboards by reconnecting the two to recreate Hong Kong’s streetscape, while developing a new path of art unique to Hong Kong.
See recently rescued signboards such as one that belonged to She Wong Yee, one of Hong Kong’s oldest snake soup restaurants that recently closed down, as well as new signboard-inspired digital works by Callisupply that breathe new life into Hong Kong traditions.
When: 7 Jun 2020 - 20 Jun 2020 Where: The Nate – 176 Nathan Road, 1/F – Tsim Sha Tsui