The artist discusses his impressions of São Paulo and the Festival. He comments on the tension between art and politics in contemporary China and on the country’s growing art scene. He expounds on his different experiences in urban settings, which unfold in different ways in his work. He also reflects on the relationship of monuments with Hong Kong history and politics, where said monuments are used as devices to prevent the construction of a memory of the province’s past, marked by English colonialism. Finally, he talks about his ongoing research on performance.