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  1. I'm American (Happy 4th Edition)

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    On July 4th, 2013, using the fireworks as my backdrop, I repeatedly said "I'm American" for the whole duration of the Independence Day fireworks celebration in Kingston, NY (17 minutes…

  2. Geography, re-Choreographed

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    This short is about Abby Man-Yee Chan, an artist who works in both New York and Hong Kong.

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    • Reduction Study (Ping Pong)

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      Reduction Study (Ping Pong) is a result of a research-based investigation into the specifics of foreign accent. As an immigrant who speaks English as a second language in the United States, I am the…

    • Reduction Study (Skypes Lessons) - 7-Minute Excerpt

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      Reduction Study (Skype Lesson) is a result of a research-based investigation into the specifics of foreign accent. As an immigrant who speaks English as a second language in the United States, I am…

    • 107,594: 2 Years Later

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      In 107,594: 2 Years Later, I read a short writing about my experience of doing a year-long project 107,594 (http://www.joannatam.net/107594.html) repeatedly for 1 hour and 55 minutes, the duration…

    • Emigrating Home -- Collaboration with Fred Ata

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    • Reduction Study (Skype Lessons), Excerpt

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      Reduction Study (Skype Lesson) is a result of a research-based investigation into the specifics of foreign accent. As an immigrant who speaks English as a second language in the United States, I am…

    • Studio Action I

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    • Studio Action II (That's how I deal with it)

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      As minorities in the system, we often have to navigate in a space where power rules. We deal with such situation with persistence, strength and a sense of humor. The sculpture in Studio Action II…

    • I am American

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      Are nationality, ethnicity and citizenship still relevant in a globalized society? Born and raised in Hong Kong under the British rule, I moved to the U.S. before Hong Kong returned back to China.…

    • Grain Elevator at work - Gavilon Facility in Nebraska City

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    • Reduction Study (Ping Pong) Excerpt

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      Reduction Study (Ping Pong) examines how identity of an immigrant is constructed and denied at the same time. This work is a result of a research-based investigation into the specifics of foreign…

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