for all of the many victories…
for all of the many victories…, 2020
Ribbon, paper, wood
Inspired by a single found object: a name tag with the artist’s full given name that she came upon when looking among records related to her adoption, for all of the many victories...reflects the continuously evolving ways the artist defines herself as an Asian American.
“It was the first time seeing my given name in full, and it carried with it the weight of language in a different tongue...my birth family name is the only name that suggests, through language, my Southeast Asian heritage.” --Leslie Condon
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