Picking up where HK LAB left off, HK LAB 2 brings together artist projects and a number of theoretical and critical viewpoints on Hong Kong interior spaces. Conceived as a polycentric book, where a number of themes come together--private-public use, ...
te-public use, use-exchange, space-time, local-global, prescribed-interim use and control-deviation--the highly visual HK LAB 2 deals with the changing nature of urban experience and inhabition. Expressed in extreme and spectacular ways, or in a gradual and less visible fashion, the acts of building, decorating, furnishing, using, transforming, and repressing interiors shown here convey meanings about the reciprocal relationships between people and their spaces. Edited by Laurent Gutierrez, Valérie Portefaix and Laura Ruggeri.
Essays by Ackbar Abbas, Cecilia Chu, Eric Howeler, Gary Chang and Neil Leach. Flexi-bound, 8 x 10.25 in./380 pgs / 280 color.