|Visitors are given a key... to go where?|
|The exterior of the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre|
But what does the last night mean? Ng says it could be June 30, 1997 when the British handed back Hong Kong to China, or it could mean the day the families had to move. The interpretation is open to the visitor, who is led on a 40-minute guided tour through the building to see different aspects of this secret garden.
Ng explained afterwards that he coordinated the project, giving the secret garden theme to several groups of artists who interpreted it in their own way, from books with empty pages, to ceramics to items from our childhood.
|Ceramic balls are placed on spotlights with dramatic effect|
When we visited for the preview it wasn't quite dark, so it'll be better when it starts in earnest tomorrow when it's shown at night.
The first batch of free tickets were snapped up right away, but Ng told me the second batch will be released on Monday March 19 at noon. Check it out at www.hksecretgarden.com.
Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre
7A, Kennedy Road
(In Hong Kong Park)