Exhibition: Visualizing the voices of migrant women workers
Fri 10 Feb 2017 - Sun 5 Mar 2017
LocationMC³@702 Creative Space, 7/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU(Map)
This exhibition features stories of journeys, work abroad and letters home as visualized by migrant women including migrant sex workers, domestic workers, marriage migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, women who have been trafficked, and informal workers. These participatory media projects with women in The Netherlands, India, Nepal, Taiwan, Indonesia and Hong Kong are based on Dr. Vivian Wenli Lin’s research project for Voices of Women (VOW) Media, Visualizing Our Voices: Self-made Audiovisual Media by Women from Social, Economic and Cultural Margins in the Era of Global Migration.
This collaboration with Dr. Vivian Wenli Lin (Voices of Women Media) and Dr. Julie Ham (Department of Sociology, HKU) is supported by the HKU Knowledge Exchange Fund granted by the University Grants Committee.
Open Tuesdays – Sundays, between 10:00 am – 5:45 pm
Venue: MC3 @ 702 Creative Space, 7/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
Launch and panel event
A special launch event will take place on 10 February 2017, 6-9pm, with a panel talk starting at 7pm featuring the following panellists:
- Lin Chew, Executive Director, Institute for Women’s Empowerment
- Pooja Pant, Co-Director, Voices of Women Media – Nepal
- Eni Lestari, Chairperson, International Migrants Alliance
- Freya Chou, Curator of Education and Public Programmes, Para Site
- Dr. Ju-chen Chen, Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong