Overstuffed, 2019 - Serving the People
Overstuffed, 2019 - Serving the People

Overstuffed, 2019


Melanie Wu
Video Performance
13 mins
Parsons School of Design

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A performance piece on how to claim your cultural identity through food. With a half Guatemalan and half Chinese background, it was difficult for me to connect with both cultures simultaneously. I have always felt more Guatemalan than Chinese. In order for me to reclaim my Chinese identity, I will be ingesting traditional Chinese dishes —an item that connects me to my Chinese heritage.
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