Public Affairs Shows: Asian Focus

Asian Focus Airs Sunday at 7AM on Channel 7 -WHDH

Coming up on this week’s episode of Asian Focus, host Mary Sit will begin the program by interviewing artist Yu-Wen Wu, who lives and works in Boston. Yu-Wen will discuss her work which centers on immigration, examining issues of displacement, arrival, assimilation and the shape of identity in a new culture.

On the second segment of Asian Focus, host Mary Sit will sit down with Stephanie Tung, the associate curator at the Peabody Essex Museum, and Luo Dan, a contemporary artist. Stephanie will have a conversation with host Mary Sit about the museum’s photography exhibit: A Lasting Memento: John Thomson’s Photographs Along the River Min. Luo will discuss his work which focuses on the impact of modernization and globalization in China.

On the final segment, host Mary Sit will continue her conversation with Stephanie Tung. They will discuss the museum’s permanent exhibit of the ancient traditional Chinese house, the Tang House at the PEM.