David Clarke
Memories of 31 June 1997
digital video with sound
1 hour 15 minutes and 23 seconds (looped)

David Clarke
Experiencing Transition (31 June 1997)  
digital video (silent)
5 minutes and 39 seconds (looped)

David Clarke   
The Queen in Hong Kong    

inkjet print from photocopy of image
of a colonial era Hong Kong coin  
15 (H) x 15 (W) inches

David Clarke   

Prince Charles in transit    

inkjet print from photocopy after photograph  15 (H) x 10.5 (W) inches

Oscar Ho
Stories around Town

One Day Paradise



eight drawings on paper
21 (H) x 15 (W) cm


I worked on a series of drawings entitled ‘Stories around Town’ from early 1990s to July 1, 1997. Based on local myths, collected stories mixed with personal fabrication, the series is a record witnessing how an anxious, nervous city has been gradually falling apart. This series of drawings of ‘One Day Paradise’ is an extension of the ‘Stories around Town’ series, recording the day after the British left and before the Chinese came.



Xu Xi
The transubstantiation of the ants    

Original short fiction,
presented as a wall text and in pamphlet form   
wall text: 59.4 (H) x 84.1 (W) cm
pamphlet: 21(H) x 14.8 (W) cm


Exhibition View of 31 June 1997 

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8. July 1 nightmare 七一惡夢

By the time when I went to bed, it was July 1 already. All day long it was thundering with pouring rain. They said the People’s Liberation Army had moved into town already. I couldn’t sleep all night, as if there was a ghost entering my home. 上床瞓已經係七月一日,成晚行雷閃電,傾盆大雨,佢地話解放軍已經入咗嚟。成晚瞓唔著,好似有隻鬼入咗間屋。