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“Paul Wong’s Occupying Chinatown is deeply moving and subtly shocking. The life of Paul’s mother Suk-Fong is a kind of pilgrim’s progress of one young Chinese woman through a 20th century journey of deep despair and strange fulfillment. Her story focuses the life of a Chinatown, of alienation, of exclusion – all told in the context of one family’s struggle to communicate and make its bonds mean something, I am so glad that this book commemorates an exhibition which laid bare the eternal bonds of family, the personal cost of alienation and the salvation of identity.”

The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson

 

 

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Occupying Chinatown
Special Collectors Box

Occupying Chinatown Special Collectors Box
Handmade box with magnetic closer
Signed limited edition of 8, each set is unique
$3500.00

Inquires: admin@onmaingallery.ca

1. Box. 29.21cm x 35.56cm x 2.54cm
2. Occupying Chinatown Book
3. Love Letters Folio:
    3a. Love Letters Story. 41.91cm x 36.2cm
    3b/c. Two original watercolour paintings by Soo Ying Tse. 38cm x 29cm 
   3d. One original letter mailed to Soo Ying Tse
4. Red Envelope:
    4b. USB Flash card (4gb) with three video works:
    Ordinary Shadows, Chinese Shade (1988) 90min w/ sound
    Motherʼs Cupboard (2020) 13min w/ sound
    Chinese Only Bumpers (2019) 1min
5. Two bookmarks