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  • View of “Trevor Yeung and Law Yuk-mui,” 2022. Screens: Law Yuk-mui, River Atlas, 2021. Bottles: Law Yuk-mui, River Demarcation, 2021. Photo: Tai Ngai-lung.

    View of “Trevor Yeung and Law Yuk-mui,” 2022. Screens: Law Yuk-mui, River Atlas, 2021. Bottles: Law Yuk-mui, River Demarcation, 2021. Photo: Tai Ngai-lung.

    Trevor Yeung and Law Yuk-mui

    Oil Street Art Space

    Brought together under the romanticized title “Neverending Garden,” a pair of solo presentations by Trevor Yeung and Law Yuk-mui respectively examined the impossibility of unmediated connection with the environment. Yeung’s “Try So Hard to Make Things Happen, Incense Tree” considered the plight of the Aquilaria sinensis, whose aromatic resin gave Hong Kong its name, that of “fragrant harbor.” Law’s “There Is No One Singing on the River,” meanwhile, explored the transformation of the Ng Tung River, which forms a soft border between Hong Kong and mainland China. Together, these two artistic case

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