Chris Siu - Riot on an Empty Street


The Mill is excited to present 'Riot on an Empty Street', a new exhibition of photographs by Chris Siu derived from his ongoing project Then We Keep Living.

Through medium format analogue photography, Chris explores his relationship with his homeland, Hong Kong. The work navigates the experience of mass civil unrest, as experienced in Hong Kong and living in diaspora here in Australia. The powerful images give the viewer a sense of dis-ease and tension, incorporating protest, the body, signifiers of colonial and authoritarian resistance and the political power of the masses contrasted with bone-aching isolation associated with cultural displacement, marginalisation and disconnection.

Chris’ approach to image-making is cultural and academic as well as deeply feeling and intuitive. He offers us a very personal entry point into a political situation that many have observed through the cycles of journalism.

Chris Siu developed 'Riot on an Empty Street' as part of The Mill’s Visual Arts Studio Residency program presented in cooperation with the Mahmood Martin Foundation.

This is free to attend and all are welcome.
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