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Event Archive - The Chinese Bone Collector: Paul Wong, Jeffery Chong

Wed. September 12th 2018 - Wed. September 12th 2018 @  Chinese Cemetery (All Ages)
8pm doors at 8pm

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Visual Arts: Film: Cultural / Heritage:
FLUX Media Gallery presents The Chinese Bone Collector, an event by Paul Wong and Jeffery Chong, as a part of their year long project Occupying Vancouver. The is a part of FLUX Gallery's Invocations exhibitions from Sept. 12-22.

The Chinese Bone Collector is an experiential video mapping work that will specifically honour the memory of Jeffery Chong’s great grandfather, Chong Hing Young (1874-1928), buried in Chinese Cemetery in Oak Bay, and the spirits of other sojourners whose bones were never returned to China, including Paul Wong’s mother Wong Suk Fong (1926-2017). This event invites participants to join at the altar to remember their own dead by practicing Chinese ancestral worship rituals that involves using all five senses: sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. Duration: 60 minutes.


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