Karaoke Lecture Performance
Old Cracks in New Mirrors Remix, 2020
But what does it really mean to control or modify weather within or beyond political borders? Clouds, like people, can float across borders—perhaps much more easily than people. We can’t control the travel of a cloud by not issuing it a visa. It's definitely not hyperbolic to say that the movement of people across borders is a pressing political concern, in Hong Kong, the United States, Europe, and elsewhere. The concept of the ‘nation-state’ is bounded—it begins and it ends. Its borders might shift over time, but out there is the line—both socially and physically—that creates a ‘us’ and a 'them'…
Wong Kit Yi's "Karaoke Lecture Performance" was printed in AWC Issue 10.