Resident Alien


CD players, headphones, audio, 7 minutes

"Chinatown" is a series of the audio documentary centers on the middle-aged Chinese immigrants who were playing music at Columbus Park. By recording music performances, voices, and dialogues, the work involves the discussion of Chinese immigrants living conditions, memories, languages, identities, and cultural recognization. The story starts with looking for erhu player by asking the people on the street. Everyone seems to have a different specific location where they met an erhu player, but at this moment, erhu player does not appear as their impression.