➔ Exhibition: '"Going Back to China": The Funeral', Lip Lee, 23 June - 14 August 1998

Exhibition: '"Going Back to China": The Funeral', Lip Lee, 23 June - 14 August 1998

Type: Exhibition

Information

Date(s)

1998 Jun 23 (has start date) ; 1998 Aug 14 (has end date)

History

Solo exhibition by Malaysian-born photographer Lip Lee looking at the Malaysian Chinese community's relationship with mainland China.

For generations of the Chinese community in Malaysian, the phrase 'going back to china' referred to a death in the community. The phrased gained more significance to the artist after receiving photographs of his father funeral in Malaysia. The documentary photographs in the exhibition addressed the impact of the funeral ceremony on his family, his village community, and also investigate the relationship between modern day Malaysia to China - the homeland.

Associated Events

Workshops: 'Roll with it'

Related People and Organisations

Chinese Arts Centre, 1989-2013 (Held)
Lee, Lip, artist (participated in)

Related Places

Manchester (was location of)
Malaysia (is associated with)

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