Para Site is pleased to present 5 x 7, 5 Invitations with 7 Guests, a series of public programmes taking place alongside A Luxury We Cannot Afford. The events feature lectures and discussions, which explore various trajectories within the exhibition such as public spaces, autonomy of artistic practice, and community politics, with artists and curatorsof SKEW Collaborative,
Launch of It Will Be a Heaven Over There, a Podcast By
Accessible through Para Site website and Mixlr
Looking at the asymmetrical socio-economic competition between Singapore and Hong Kong,’s podcast performance, newly commissioned for the exhibition, takes its point of reference from the 1991 advertising campaign that the Singapore government created to encourage the migration of Hong Kong residents to Singapore in light of the oncoming 1997 handover.