Described as "an archaeologist of visual apocrypha," US and Hong Kong-based artist Adrian Wong plays with signifiers of culture and identity, lending objects new life through adjusted interpretations. With his unique background—including an MA in developmental psychology and an MFA in sculpture—Wong makes esotericism accessible and tangible.
Students will use map resources to label a map of Afghanistan with its current bordering countries, current key cities, and ancient sites/cities: Students will learn the geographical placement of Afghanistan in Asia and its neighboring countries. This knowledge will bring a heightened awareness of the influence and exchange among nearby countries with Afghanistan—culturally, politically, and militarily. They will also become familiar with the names of ancient sites and their location in present-day Afghanistan.
Warning: Contains explicit language. Join influential playwright Philip Kan Gotanda to get the inside scoop on the ideas and inspirations behind his groundbreaking body of work, including his play, After the War Blues.
Middle School (6-8),High School (9-12),College and Beyond
America: Depiction of an American Ship and Portraits of the First Ambassador Perry and the Deputy Ambassador Adams, by, Shinsei (Japanese, 1850's), 1854. Ink and colors on paper. Bequest of Marshall Dill, F2001.23.1.