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The Daily Greetings

Variable installation

The traditional Chinese calendar, bubble wrap, shipping box

This piece is self-healing; it represents my immigrant experience and connects my family to my homesickness by folding each paper boat. The paper I used here is the traditional Chinese calendar designed daily, unlike the monthly calendar we use nowadays. The traditional daily calendar paper reminds me of my grandparents. When we lived together, my grandfather would tear off the previous day’s calendar paper and fold it into different origami before letting it go. Paper boats symbolize both childhood and grief to me in this work. I could greet myself on my family's behalf by folding every single boat daily

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