Learning Curves: research process - exploring San Po Kong


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Learning Curves: research process - exploring San Po Kong

  1. 1. from Overlapping Discrete Boundaries - San Po Kong, Hong Kongproject by alessandro CarboniProduction: FormatiSensibiliA research project in the framework of Kaitak River project from 17th Oct to 03rd Nov 2011In collaboration with:Urban Place Unit - Wallace Chang Ping Hung, the Unit for Community Building is forme Department of Architecture,Chinese University of Hong Kong.exploring San Po Kong industrial buildingsLearning Curves: research process 1After two year of urban exploration in the neighborhoods around Kai Tak River, Hong Kong, I just come back. I amexpanding my research around San Po Kong/Wong Tai Sin urban area. During the residency program I will lead research,workshops and lectures at the Department of Architecture and Fine Art, Chinese University of Hong Kong, also producingurban action and several works about the neighborhood existing condition and local history.In order to enriching hisresearch, I am particularly interested in the urban transformation area since the 1967 riots started from plastic flowerfactories workers. It may have influenced the neighborhood industries and its urban landscape.Alessandro Carboni divides his efforts between different practices crossing and combining visual art, performance andarchiteture. His focal interest is on body and its relation to space.www.alessandrocarboni.org