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3Novices:How a Hong Kong art charity is reminding Tsuen Wan of its legacy as a textile hub

A non-profit art organisation in Hong Kong is offering a fresh take on the image of Tsuen Wan in the New Territories, by highlighting the area’s forgotten past as a textile hub in the 1950s.
The Mill6 Foundation hopes to salvage what is now a dying trade by finding a new meaning to textile arts, culture and innovation for local communities.
From the 1950s to 1980s, Hong Kong’s textile industry boomed, but increasing rents and labour costs forced manufacturers to relocate their…
July 08, 2017 at 02:15PM http://ift.tt/2sAm2we
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