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MOCA - Museum of Chinese in America

Exhibition Detail
America through a Chinese Lens
Curated by: Herb Tam
215 Centre Street
New York, NY 10013


April 26th, 2012 - September 10th, 2012
 
Untitled Film Still #12, Chien-An YuanChien-An Yuan, Untitled Film Still #12,
2011
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America through a Chinese Lens surveys photography of American life as shot by contemporary Chinese and Chinese American artists, documentary photographers and non-professionals, identifying the specific ways in which the Chinese have used the camera to see this country - its beauty, contradictions, and realities. The exhibition spans many generations of photographers: contemporary artists who use the medium as well as snapshots taken by new immigrants from the 1950s to today which have been selected from MOCA’s permanent collection.


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