Transnational Lives in Motion: The Art of Laura Kina and Viet Le

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Exhibition

Feb 201627
4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.

Kellogg Art Gallery at Cal Poly Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, California, 91768
United States


Transnational Lives in Motion: The Art of Laura Kina and Viet Le
Sat. Feb. 27 – Sat. Apr. 23, 2016
Opening Reception:
Saturday, February 27, 4-7pm
Artists Talks:
Saturday, February 27, 4:45pm

The Weglyn Endowed Chair for Multicultural Studies and the Kellogg University Art Gallery are proud to sponsor the exhibitions of Laura Kina and Viet Le.

Their artworks highlight the nuanced nature of Transnational Lives in Motion among Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

Despite Asian Americans' contributions to the U.S. for over three centuries, the perceptions of these communities are relegated to thinking of them as 'perpetual foreigners' or consigned to model minority stereotypes.  The shifting global standing of Asian countries has changed the discourse to take into account that Asian Americans are neither here nor there, but everywhere, as they actively partake in transnational lives.  Policies, wars, employment, and family reunifications have led to the movement of Asian lives across the globe, transcending nations, and blurring global boundaries as their lives are in motion.

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders today are able to stay connected to their homeland, and others are reconstructing their multiple identities in a nation that tries to contain them.  To complicate the Asian American experience is to understand that these communities are complex and diverse, which adds to the continued challenges in the way we think about the layered identities and communities of Asian American and Pacific Islander peoples.

Transnational Lives in Motion: The Art of Laura Kina and Viet Le examines the ways in which Asian American transnationals construct and reconstruct the fabric of their identities based on their location, space and time.  From mixed-race identities with global connections, to communities who seek refuge in the U.S. from the legacies of wars, this exhibit highlights a few issues, which impact immigrant, refugee, and multi-racial ethnic communities living transnational lives.

Co-curated by Mary Yu Danico and Michele Cairella Fillmore

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GALLERY HOURS

Mon-Tues 4-8p
Wed-Thurs 12-4p
Sat-Sun 12-4p
Fridays Closed.

Friday viewing arrangements made by appointment only. 

LOCATION INFO

The Kellogg University Art Gallery is located at the Northside of the  Bronco Student Center in Building 35A at California State Polytechnic University Pomona (3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona CA 91768)

CONTACT INFORMATION

Kellogg Gallery Direct: 909-869-4302
Huntley Gallery Direct: 909-979-5556
Email: artgalleries@cpp.edu 

Websites:
facebook.com/kelloggartgallery
facebook.com/thehuntleygallery
cpp.edu/~artgalleries

Galleries Curator: Michele Cairella Fillmore

 

josephkamiya . Última actualización Feb 04 2016 12:58 p.m.


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