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  • May 01, 2022

Up Close: Leung Mee Ping's Sound of Silence

Installation view of LEUNG MEE PING’s Sound of Silence, 2021, mixed-media installation, dimensions variable, at “Poetic Heritage,” Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong, 2022. Photo by Kwan Sheung Chi. Courtesy the artist and Tai Kwun Contemporary.

How does one process loss? At “Poetic Heritage,” one of the last exhibitions visitors could catch at Tai Kwun Contemporary before Hong Kong’s fifth wave of Covid-19, Leung Mee Ping’s installation Sound of Silence (2021) provided a poignant foreshadowing of our collective undoing.