Here are a few postcards from my workshop at the Asian Art Museum. Participants were invited to send messages to their hometowns or the particular houses where they were raised.
The artist’s workshop on home and neighborhoods at the Asian Art Museum was a success! Despite having to compete with the beautiful weekend weather and therefore, lower than usual museum attendance, folks of all ages were eager to participate in the two projects: button making and writing letters to their hometowns. Below is documentation from the button making project where I asked participants to describe their own definition of home by completing the sentence, “Home is…” I was reminded what I love most about this subject; I become a receptacle for people’s stories and memories about their homes, and often by association, their families and personal histories. You can watch a short video interview with me filmed by Saly Lee, Arts Program Coordinator at the museum here. Thank you to all my helpers and participants.