Records of the HLF Oral History ProjectRecordingsKwong Lee ➔ Kwong Lee Interview Part 1 (00:00:00- 00:10:29:727)

Kwong Lee Interview Part 1 (00:00:00- 00:10:29:727) (GB3451/OCOX101-001.XME.1)

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OCOX101-001.XME.1 (local reference number)

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2017 Aug 04 (was creation date of)

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6.2 MB

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10 mins 30s

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English (is language of)

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Part one of an oral history interview with Kwong Lee covering his immigrant experience and his first memories of Manchester Chinatown and the Chinese Art Centre on Charlotte Street. 
  • 00:00:00 Introducton: family moved to the UK from Hong Kong (1977); move to Manchester (1993);
  • 00:00:47 Relatonship between his story and Chinatown in Manchester;
    • 00:00:47 First visits to Manchester/Chinatown. Visited brother studying at University of Manchester; first visit to Chinatown to deliver applicaton for Chinese Art Centre exhibiton as graduate from University of Leeds & applying for job as Centre Attendant;
    • 00:03.03 Memories of Manchester artist Edmond To
    • 00:05:53 Memories of work for the Chinese Art Centre from 1992 frst as an artist and then staff member;
    • 00:06:29 Role of the Centre Attendant at the Chinese Art Centre
  • 00:07:20 Memories of the Chinese Art Centre on Charlote street
    • 00:07:20 Venue at 36 Charlotte Street
    • 00:09:06 Aspects of the work of the Chinese Art Centre; embraced traditional and contemporary art forms; staff roles at the Centre.

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