The Yellow Pear

This book was published in 1997 by Arsenal Pulp Press/Burnaby Art Gallery. Gu Xiong came to Canada from China to find freedom and a new life, but with it came the uneasy feeling of being a stranger in a strange land, with customs, attitudes, and ways of living far different from what he and his[…]

Nelson Literacy

Gu Xiong’s poem and artwork is taught in a grade 7 text book (Nelson Literacy 7c) in the province of Ontario, Canada. This text book covers a short biography of Gu. It also includes one of his poems, Home, and a few of his other artworks. This section is published on pages 114-116. Nelson Literacy[…]

Pacific Canada: beyond the 49th parallel

Amerasia journal, Pacific Canada: beyond the 49th parallel, Vol 33, No. 2, 2007, featured Gu Xiong’s photograph from his I Am Who I am exhibition. This edition also includes a section featuring Gu Xiong’s group exhibition, Richgate, on pages 115-124. Amerasia Journal is an interdisciplinary academic journal covering Asian American studies. It was established in 1971 by editor-in-chief Lowell Chun-Hoon, publisher Don Nakanishi, and members[…]