Invisible in the Light

There are countless farming seasonal workers from countries such as Mexico, Nicaragua and Jamaica in both the eastern and the western regions of Canada. In 2013, the population of seasonal workers has reached three hundred thousand people. The globalization current has brought a specific working environment and condition for this group of workers. They had[…]

A Girl from China

“A Girl from China,” multi-media performance art, Western Front, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and A Space, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, 1997-78 “A Girl From China” is a multi-media performance piece, using Video, music and storytelling to unravel the emotional story of three generations. From the Cultural Revolution in[…]

Shock Culture

A performance art with Henry Tsang at Western Front, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1992. It deals with Gu’s story of migration to Canada at early stage of his cultural shock. It focuses on his experience being placed between two cultures, determining which one he belongs to. To watch the video of this performance please visit[…]

Enclosures II

“Enclosures II,” a performance art with Martin, two-person exhibition at Ground Round Theatre, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1990 When I break through the enclosures, I find that I am still in the enclosure. Because disturbance exists for humans, they make many enclosures for themselves. It becomes an emblem of their[…]