University of Sussex: BA Media Practice

Behind the Milk and Honey


Yee Kwan Ho

Behind the Milk and Honey demonstrates the suffocating living conditions behind Hong Kong’s prosperity and abundance via virtual reality which aims to provide a highly-immersive 3D experience. Although the ingrained housing problem cannot be altered overnight, rising awareness is believed to be the very first step of the solution; it also hopes to evoke interest of the developers and stakeholders who have an investment in these housings or tenements.

Inspired by a RTHK (Radio Television Hong Kong) series on poverty called Rich Mate Poor Mate, the project enables participants to understand the details of what poverty means and the hopelessness it involves. It is not just a concept, poverty implies day-to-day living in a cul-de-sac.