Video: Tseng Kwong Chi – East Meets West

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A curious little documentary on 1980’s photographer Tseng Kwong Chi, known for his Expeditionary Self-Portrait Series a.k.a. East Meets West, a mockumentary of sorts.

Kwong Chi takes self-portraits posing in front of popular western cultural icons as a Chinese “Ambiguous Ambassador” in the classic Mao suit. He was based in New York and passed away aged 39 in 1990.

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