RIBA North: About the Size of Dartford: LOOK/17

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    RIBA North: About the Size of Dartford: LOOK/17


    Venue: Mann Island
    Dates: 07/04/17 - 14/04/17
    Times: All Day


    About the Size of Dartford

    RIBA North
    7 April – 14 May

    Virgile Simon Bertrand

    Photographer Virgile Simon Bertrand joins Curator Davina Lee to consider the urban geography of Hong Kong housing. The project takes its title from the origins of the public housing estate, Choi Hung built in 1959 to house, according to the British colonial government’s yardstick, a population of 43,720 “about the size of Dartford” in just 11 ultra-high density apartment blocks.

    The project will be released digitally across social media and screens throughout the course of the festival.

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