Hermes & Hermès

Archival inkjet print in wooden frame, 1967 Hermès scarf "Roues de Canon", Vintage enamel and metal pendant, 93 x 169 x 5 cm, 2018

Hermes & Hermès is an enlarged print of a Hong Kong five dollars note issued on July 31st, 1967. On the same day, British aircraft carrier HMS Hermes arrived in Hong Kong to take part in the crackdown on leftists' sites. Pinned on the bottom right of the print is a vintage HMF Hermes sweetheart pendant made of enamel and metal, while a vintage Hermès scarf "Roues de Canon" from 1967 draped on the left-hand side.