GB3451/OCOX101-001.XME.2 : Kwong Lee Interview Part 2 (00:10:29:727-00:31:27:953)

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Records of the HLF Oral History ProjectRecordingsKwong Lee



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OCOX101-001.XME.2 (local reference number)


2017 Aug 04 (was creation date of)

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12.5 MB

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Second part of interview with Kwong Lee looking at ways the Chinese Art Centre interacted with the community, especially workshops
  • 01:05 Workshops designed to introduce general public to Chinese arts and crafts as well as change perceptions of Chinese art; school workshops; origami and calligraphy workshops by Mary Tang; 
  • 04:14 Ethnic background children participated in the workshops; workshops utilized by teachers who wanted to provide multicultural education for pupils
  • 05:16 Educational shows by the Centre using works by school children;
  • 06:40 Saturday mornig workshops for local Chinese community;
  • 07:30 Music workshops organised by Music Officer; Cantonese opera workshops 
  • 08:20: Visual arts workshops led by artists
  • 08:48: Family focused nature of the workshops; accessiblity to a wide audience
  • 09:34: Creative writing workshops; working with critical and creative Chinese writers who were trying to do something new;
  • 10:58: Themes of workshops within cultural identtiy politcs of the time; concept of Britsh Chinese identty led by Manchester & London;
  • 14:18: Creative Writing at the Chinese Art Centre
  • 20:00: the Role of the Chinese Art Centre in exploring cutlural identity in the late 20th Century and bridging cultures.

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Related Content

Related People and Organisations

Lee, Kwong, art director (has creator)
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (1989-) (has creator)
Yuen, Annie (has or had subject)
Tang, Mary, artist (has or had subject)
Tong, Joanna, arts director (has or had subject)
Jones, Simon (has or had subject)
Yan, Li, poet, artist (has or had subject)
British Chinese Artists' Association, (1991-) (has or had subject)
Lim, Jessie, artist (has or had subject)
Seatwo, Alan, Knowledge Management Specialist (has or had subject)
Clooney, Paulette (has or had subject)
Manchester Central Library (has or had subject)
Yellow Earth Theatre, (1995-) (has or had subject)

Related places

Manchester ()
Liverpool (is related to)

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English (has or had language)
digital (has representation type)
MPEG 1/2 Audio Layer 3 (has file format)
Sound (has sound content)
digital (has type of recording)
interviews (has documentary form type)
Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) (has use status)

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