The Celestials: Chinese of the Old West
Square Holed Elder Brother

“The Celestials” attempts to re-animate some of the emotions, thoughts and longings of these forgotten Chinese. In my reconstructed environments I hope to bring to mind the hardships, the loneliness, the uncertainty and also the immense bravery and optimism of these overlooked contributors to the American tapestry, who traveled ten thousand miles to make their fortune in "Gold Mountain," America. More…

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