an interactive megaphoneconnecting communitiesthrough music
Hong Kong is a multicultural society.
People of different origins - from Filipino
domestic helpers to new immigrants from
Mainland China, from African asylum
seekers to descendants of Gurkha soldiers
- live in this metropolis. However, many
migrant workers and ethnic minorities
remain marginalized politically,
economically, and culturally.
Zheng Bo worked with seven communities in
Hong Kong to record songs that they are
proud of, at locations where they usually
The public installation, in the form of a
giant megaphone, broadcasts songs of
migrant workers and ethnic minorities in
Tsim Sha Tsui, a major hub visited by
thousands of tourists and locals everyday.
It is also a karaoke system. Visitors are
invited to sing along, learning songs from
communities who are usually unheard.