水上人Tanka: Documentary with Soundscape, Pattern, Dialect
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    水上人 Tanka To introduce and preserve the daily life of the community of the fishmen families in Aberdeen Harbour in Hong Kong, using pattern, fish… Read More
    水上人 Tanka To introduce and preserve the daily life of the community of the fishmen families in Aberdeen Harbour in Hong Kong, using pattern, fisherman's language, and sound. Each poster includes the soundscape related to the specific Tanka/ Shui Sheung Yan (local fisherman) slang. Audience can experience the life of Tanka with this project. Read Less
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水上人 Tanka
To introduce and preserve the daily life of the community of the fishmen families in Aberdeen Harbour in Hong Kong, using pattern, fisherman's language, and sound. Each poster includes the soundscape related to the specific Tanka/ Shui Sheung Yan (local fisherman) slang. Audience can experience the life of Tanka with this project.
水流柴
"Floating firewood on water"
Tanka, Coastal boat people
Fisherman who works, lives, and makes a living on the sea.
做拖
"Dragging"

燈光船
"Lighting boat"
罟仔
"Netting boy"
Purse-seining boat
頭家佬
"Uncle Head of the family"
The boss of a fish wholesaler
上街
"Up the street"
Return to the shore after work