Where are you from? No, where are you really from?

Connie Lane
Artist Connie Lane looking up into a Hong Kong skyline within her artwork.

Where are you from? No, where are you really from?

Growing up moving around a lot, always with a ‘foreign’ accent wherever I resided, taught me early that identity can be a moving target.

Connie LaneMy good friend, artist Connie Lane, often addresses identity in her sculptures and installations. Her sense of where she’s from is complex. A native of Hong Kong, she lives in Long Beach with her Angelino husband.

Here some of Connie's sculptures share a seat with me.
Some of Connie’s sculptures oblige me with a seat.

There’s still time to see her newest thought-provoking work at:

205 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, CA 90813
November 5 to December 12, 2016 (Closed 11/23 – 11/26)

Wednesday to Friday, 11am to 5pm

Saturday, 10am to 2pm

2018 update: Here’s her April 2018 show — the first post about Bravura — and the pre-show ‘getting ready’ post — and the performance for that show.

Also, here’s an installation she did to honor lives lost to COVID-19.

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