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Artist-in-Residence at Jonah Bokaer Arts Foundation

March 21st - June 22nd, 2022

Performance on June 22, 2022, Brooklyn, NY

The performance is about asking questions, dealing with reality, making room for remembering, and questioning the privileged. From specific stories and struggles nine Chinese immigrant women shared to the poetic questions asked by different women about power, life, memory, dilemma, and even a certain afternoon, I desire to crave an affective and reflective space between audiences and the performance.



Title: My other ‘self’, Other than ‘myself’
Choreographer and performer: Na An

Interview Recordings in Chinese: Mengna Chen, Winnie Feng, Ping Liu, Lucy Liu, Joyce Liang, Jie Ma, Xiaoyan Wang, Bofang Zhou, and Elly Zhang.
Voice Recordings of Eleanor M Cherry, Yangzi Chen, Katherine Helen Fisher, Allysen Hooks, Lucy Liu, Kenia Rosete-Myers, Ekaterina Petrova, Chloe Schafer, and Na An.
Music: Reverso by Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto



Special credit: the piece title was inspired by Elsewhere, Within Here: Immigration, Refugeeism and the Boundary Event written by filmmaker, feminist, and postcolonial theorist Trinh T. Minh-ha.

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© 2024 by Na An

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