Occidental Tourist

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  • Occidental Tourist

  • Artist: Kira Wu
  • Year: 1994
  • Duration: 7:00
  • Country: Canada
  • A Chinese Canadian woman goes to China for the first time, as part of a package tour. She poses in front of the Great Wall while images of Canadian tourist sites are projected onto her body. Diaspora, and the longing for a fixed cohesive sense of history and homeland are the themes of this engaging work.

  • Accession #: 2170
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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