BLOG: Making Moves: Interview with HomeShop

ArtAsiaPacific
Apr 30, 2013 7:03AM

BLOG: Making Moves: Interview with HomeShop

In 2008, amidst the clamor of the Olympics, HomeShop screened the athletic events in one of Beijing’s quiet, unassuming hutong alleyways. Neighbors and passersby were invited to partake in the spectacle and to further reflect upon its social impact. It was to be the first of many small public interventions initiated by the art space.Now, five years later, the band of thinkers, writers and artists who have devoted themselves to the social politics and documentation of HomeShop’s surroundings are taking time to re-evaluate the project and determine where they are headed.While on residency at Wooferten, one of Hong Kong’s own non-profit art spaces, HomeShop’s Elaine W. Ho and Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga spoke to ArtAsiaPacific about social movements in Hong Kong, wordplay and the challenges of collaborative art. 

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