So I don’t really know sometimes if it’s because of culture documents a series of conversations between artist Leung Chi Wo and two anonymous Moroccan women living in Hong Kong. Commissioned for the Marrakech Biennale 2012, the project began as a 4-channel video installation that was later adapted into an art-book. The conversations with the two two Moroccan women, Assia and Saloua, are carefully transcribed, revealing the relations they have fostered with the places where they live and originally came from. Leung’s book explores the notion of diasporas, intersected at the urban context of Hong Kong and reflected with post-colonial perspective and internationalism in a multi-layered reflexive narrative.
The book is designed by award-winning designer Luk Chi Cheong, and includes an artist interview conducted by Berlin-based curator Carson Chan and essay by art historian Pamela Kember on Leung Chi Wo’s artistic practice.