This Shadow Box represents my Race, Dominant Narrative and Sex and also my Assigned Identity. First thing you see from my shadow box is the Chinese money and this represents my race. The Chinese money reminds me that I’m Asian and that I’m for China. I put this on the shadow box because it can always remind me that I’m Asian and I was born in China. Also, I included basketball. The Dominant Narrative about basketball is that you have to be tall. But, I am small and good at basketball too. Some Dominant Narrativa that exist are also about my Race. The Chinese flag shows that people make fun of me because they think that people that come for China needs to be enlightened and intelligent. Sometimes that is not true because if you come from China school can also be hard and you have to learn English. The thing that I put to represent my sex is the little Eiffel Tower. I put the Eiffel Tower because that represented my sex by telling all the reader that some men like the Eiffel Tower too. Additionally, I added the Eiffel Tower there because my sister likes the Eiffel Tower too. So I think the Eiffel Tower also represents my sister. The USA sign that I put on my shadow box is one of my assigned identities. The USA sign represents to me that my dad wanted me to come to US and live with him because a lot of my family members live in Oakland so I needed to come and live with him. The second reason that I came to US is because my dad told me that if I came to US I can make more money and can live a better life. But it’s going to be hard because after you come to US you need to learn how to speak and how to read and write in English Also, after I came to the US I missed a lot of friends that I know from China because I had the best time in China and have really good friends in China.Tags: #arts #EthnicStudies #ShadowBoxes chinese Life Academy of Health and Bioscience
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