Hong Kong, exposition de photos de Dustin Shum sur le handicap mental

“Life and Times” exposition sur le handicap par le photographe Dustin Shum au Hong Kong Cultural Centre.
  • Jennifer Ngo, Photographer revisits problems faced by mentally ill, prepares new show, South China Morning Post, Sunday, 28 September, 2014

People with mental illness who feature in Dustin Shum’s new exhibition, « Life and Times », attend a preview.

Seven years ago, photographer Dustin Shum Wan-yat set out to demystify mental illness with a series of pictures of mentally ill people.
Today, Shum has returned to meet and photograph some of his subjects again. He learned that they continue to face the same ostracisation and struggle to be accepted – though some have had their lives change in unexpected ways.
« I’ve never hurt anyone, so I’m not ashamed … I’m just sick, not ashamed, » said Fong Kam-ho as she fiddled with a juice packet, looking uncomfortable. Read the full text

Jacqueline Nivard

Jacqueline Nivard, Centre d'études sur la Chine moderne et contemporaine

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