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San Jose Museum of Art

Exhibition Detail
New Stories from the Edge of Asia: This/That
110 South Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113


February 21st, 2013 - August 18th, 2013
Opening: 
February 21st, 2013 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
Still from Fiebre Amarilla V, Mail Order Brides / M.O.B.Mail Order Brides / M.O.B.,
Still from Fiebre Amarilla V, 2011

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These artists take on identity issues (and Asian identity in particular) by creating narratives that often are born from loosely autobiographical, conflicting situations. In video, film, multimedia works, photographs, and performance art, they conjure temporary identities that reflect the constant struggle, negotiation, and precarious balance between different worlds. The exhibition includes works by Erica Cho, Mike Lai, Candice Lin, the artists’ collective Mail Order Brides (M.O.B.) (Eliza Barrios, Reanne Estrada, and Jenifer Wofford), and T. Kim-Trang. “New Stories from the Edge of Asia” is an ongoing exhibition series that presents work by artists from Pacific Rim countries and cultures who explore new narrative territory using animation, digital techniques, video, and film.


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