The Bauhinia Project

The Bauhinia Project was founded in Berkeley in 2019 to bring Hong Kong’s struggles to the stage of transnational activism through lyric and language. The Bauhinia Project has been featured on KPFA Radio, KTSF Television, and the Hong Kong–based Apple Daily and Stand News. They have collaborated with Moe’s Books, the Center for Political Education, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, the Oakland Public Library, and student groups at Berkeley Law. 

The Bauhinia Project

The Bauhinia Project

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Lyric Up the Hills: Postcard Poems from Hong Kong

Before they took Hong Kong in the nineteenth century, the British described it as a “barren rock with hardly a house upon it.” Now it is a place of tremendous height and stone, worthy of Sisyphus’s fruitless toil. The colonial history says it all, for Hong Kong was colonized twice: first in 1842 as a […]

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