hong kong: mano y mano

© aaron de la cruz opening fri - apr 15 [6pm-10pm] at above second is mano y mano, an exhibition by artists aaron de la cruz and samuel rodriguez. the show's title is derived from the spanish expression 'mano a mano' [meaning to fight or battle someone] and indicates the collab effort, and their shared cultural roots and style. both artists are of mexican descent and were introduced to art through graffiti back home in california. the duo became familiar with the term 'hand-styles' or 'hands', referring to one's graffiti tagging-style. on display are a series of new marks that they have developed. location: 31 eastern street [sheung wan].
© samuel rodriguez