Lucky Number 8

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Lucky Number 8 Lucky Number 8 celebrates us as independent women creators who look to share, build, and redistribute wealth and empowerment within our communities. The show features work from Alice Lee, Amy Wibowo, Helen Shewolfe Tseng, and katie zhu. In much of the world, luck is associated with the number 7. But in many Asian cultures, the number 8 is the most auspicious. 八 (bā) sounds similar to 發 (fā), which means "to prosper." The number 88 looks visually similar to 囍, a character meaning "double happiness" that often appears in celebratory ornamentation.