Based in Sydney, Australia, Foundry is a blog by Rebecca Thao. Her posts explore modern architecture through photos and quotes by influential architects, engineers, and artists.

Time Out: Hong Kong's Mistress Culture

  Published 2014 in Time Out Hong Kong.  Click on image to read full story or  here.   


Published 2014 in Time Out Hong Kong.

Click on image to read full story or here.  

"There’s an old adage, ‘why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?’ The concept isn’t new – why force a marriage when you can have a bit on the side? – but in Hong Kong, the phrase denotes a fluid boundary, rife with vague definitions and moral grey areas. Yinai, the slang term for women who embark on these relationships (usually with a married, older man), translates roughly as ‘second milk’ in Cantonese, but of course, these women aren’t ‘free’. There’s an arrangement. "

Artforum: Hong Kong Bestiary

Tatler: The Chapman Brothers

Tatler: The Chapman Brothers