Lesson #3 – 3/3/2015 Squatter toilets paired with being a woman is a difficult combination. Lesson #4 – 3/3/2015 Weight has different connotations here. I got my roommate assignment today. When we […]
Current Status – 3/01/2015 Accomplishment #1 – 3/01/2015 I successfully ordered my first meal in Chinese today, and the man didn’t even look confused. 青菜拉面 Examination and Class Prep – […]
Lesson #1 – 2/28/2017 Never take hot showers, drinkable water, or fast internet for granted again.
I am not a refugee or the daughter of refugees. I am an international adoptee from China. Came to the United States, Nothing but a pair of sandals, Some official […]
Is Chinese identity personal, national, cultural, political? Does it migrate, become malleable or transmuted? When is it authentic, sacred, exotic, kitsch? Wing’s latest project employs various documentary and conceptual photographic […]
On May 10th, 2014, the Smithsonian Institute asked Asian Pacific Americans around the world to document their days through photo and video. From the Smithsonian website: “May 10, 2014 marks […]
After reflection on the anniversary of my abandonment date, I am writing this melancholy post in reaction to a series of photos recently shared worldwide of Chinese parents abandoning their children at […]
This photo set is one of the latest pieces of (Chinese) adoptee media to circulate the internet. It’s been widely shared via Facebook, Tumblr, Imgur, and through other news sites. […]