One of Zhang Huan’s most powerful works, Family Tree was created two years after he left China to live and work abroad, leaving behind potential persecution as well as family and friends. Dealing with issues of cultural identity, familial relationships, and self-expression, this installation creates a moving image of the isolation felt with the loss of one’s past. The artist had three Chinese calligraphers cover his face with poems, tales, tales, and family names from his homeland.
Identity Tapestry by Mary March. A paticipatory tapestry where participants map aspects of their identity creating this installation reflecting the complexity and interconnecting aspects of identity/ humanity.
Ah Xian (Chinese, lives in Australia) Porcelain casting, Appropriates styles and techniques of Ming Dynasty ceramics and Western portrait busts, Portraits/ cultural identity that explore ideas of "Chineseness"
-I found this picture by searching "Multicultural groups". The author of the article had a quote that was on point stating, "No, color isn’t my 'problem.' It isn’t my 'problem' because I’m not a color – I’m an American". We should treat everyone equal no matter their race, gender, skin color, origin or their age. I think if I saw this image at any hospital or other work place environment, I would think they treat everybody as somebody and not discriminate.
A beautifully designed document to help learners explore their cultural identity.You will receive 10 pages explaining and asking questions about:1. Your people2. Your language3. Your place4. Your culture5. Your cultural mentorA multi-purpose worksheet that can be used as an individual activity or as part of a classroom lesson.
BRAZIL: PHOTOGRAPHY: HEITOR MAGNO In this series of portraits and double exposure self-portraits, Heitor uses glitch art and pixelation to convey emotions unknown. By interfering with the image and identity, what’s left is a void—an image of what is oppressed and corrupted. In totality this is a reflection of the collective, anonymous and unstable internet cultural identity. Find Heitor and MP on Facebook here and here.
The Promise of Tomorrow: 10 Buildings Reshaping Poland’s Cultural Identity - Architizer