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Why a Hong Kong artist chose 'self-exile' in Taiwan


Dissident artist Kacey Wong speaks about his decision to leave Hong Kong for Taiwan, as China's crackdown on dissent gathers pace in Asia's financial hub. Wong's artworks specialised in satirising and criticising those in power, and he was one of Hong Kong's best-known provocateurs.

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