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Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center  Search this
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2011-10-04T18:54:44.000Z
Video Title:
Asian American Identity - Smithsonian Portraits of Encounter
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Video by Voice of America http://www.voanews.com/english/news/usa/Asian-American-Artists-Explore-Their-Identity--130422658.html More info: http://apanews.si.edu/2011/05/17/portraits-of-encounter/ http://www.npg.si.edu/exhibit/encounter/ The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program have collaborated to mount the Smithsonian's first major showcase of contemporary Asian American portraiture. Through the work of seven artists from across the country and around the world, the exhibition offers thought-provoking interpretations of the Asian American experience and representations against and beyond the stereotypes that have obscured the complexity of being Asian in America. This installation of Portraiture Now will feature seven artists, each of whom will show several works. The artists are: - Cindy Hwang (CYJO), New York, Beijing - Hye Yeon Nam, Atlanta and New York - Shizu Saldamando, Los Angeles - Roger Shimomura, Lawrence, KS - Satomi Shirai, New York - Tam Tran, Memphis, TN - Hong Chun Zhang, Lawrence, KS
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2,296
Video Duration:
4 min 6 sec
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Asian Americans  Search this
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