All at sea: Stowaway artists turn life on the ocean into art
By Adam White, CNN
Hong Kong (CNN) The vast container ships that line the deep waters of Hong Kong share a ponderous beauty as they make their way across one of the world’s busiest harbors.
Yet of all the cargo on board these enormous vessels, contemporary artists are probably the least expected consignment.
That was until the first ‘Container Artist Residency,’ a program that saw seven contemporary artists live on board commercial container ships to create art that reveals the movement of goods, money, and human lives that occur in this rarely-seen industry.