In February, 1998, the artist traveled back to Hong Kong to revisit his elementary school, La Salle Primary. Time has changed but there are still the same Chinese Catholic boys in school uniforms. This video is the result of a trip which involved self-discovery and a split analysis of a place where the artist spent his formative years. Everything the artist knows began from this school -- lessons of prayer, discipline, oppression, fear, pleasures, tenderness, the five senses, desire and longings, and the loss of innocence.

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  • Artist: Ho Tam

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  • Video Pool Media Arts Centre