Hoi Ming Du

Wall Talks
2021, Switzerland

Walls could tell much more than words.

A photo documentation series of the demolition of tenament houses in Hongkou, Shanghai. Walls demolished in such ways that A piece of life would be exposed and printed on the shear wall of neighbors.

What are we unbuilding when we demolish? Why are we still building new? Whilst tearing apart buildings we also tear down the intricate web of human relationships, attention, and care in homemaking, but what have we given in return?



2021, Schweiz