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Ng Ka Chun and Sunny Chan, Tofu Trucks, 2013

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On the occasion of From Dusk Till Dawn, a full day of real-time activities held on May 24, 2013, Ng Ka Chun partnered up with local organic chef Sunny Chan to serve visiting guests a wholesome bite. Six mobile stalls or  ‘tofu trucks’ were set up, each stall serving a dish that contains tofu or a bean constituent. Their mission: to promote healthy eating and to support local organic produce. Sunny Chan makes his dishes out of tofu made from locally grown organic soy beans and brine, from the Mapopo Community Farm located in the New Territories, Hong Kong.

The menu consisted of:

1. Deep fried tofu veggies balls with local soy sauce
2. Focaccia wit rooftop‐grown rosemary
3. Tofu and nori sandwiches with homemade teriyaki sauce
4. Naan with homemade tomato sauce
5. Buckwheat vegetables crepe with fermented bean curd sauce
6. Tofu pancake with sweet red bean paste

Ng Ka Chun (b. 1985 Hong Kong) graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University in 2008. After graduating Ng built up his studio in Fo Tan. Chun is a core member of the community art space Woofer Ten in Hong Kong. Recent exhibitions include, amongst others: Fresh Vision, art@government Building, Sha Tin, Hong Kong (2012), Philosopher’s (knock-off) Stone: Turning Gold Into Plastic, Osage, Hong Kong (2012) and Exhibition under a breeze, Goethe-Institut, Art Centre Hong Kong (2012). His work has been exhibited in Australia, Shenzhen and galleries in Hong Kong.

http://hei-ngkachun.blogspot.ch/

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Photos by Kobe Ho.

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Sketch by Ng Ka Chun.

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Sunny Chan (left) and Ng Ka Chun (right).

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The ‘tofu trucks’ created in Ng Ka Chun’s studio in Fo Tan.

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