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Views from the Green

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Wenda in his Own Words

Wenda Gu
Wenda Gu and hair panel. Image courtesy of the National Gallery of Australia.

Recorded June 5, 2007

Chinese avant-garde artist Wenda Gu talks about his creation "the green house," a Dartmouth-specific installation in the Baker-Berry library created from human hair - much of it collected from the Dartmouth community. Gu discusses his personal history, his sources of inspiration and his philosophies on the public consumption of art. Introduction by Director of the Hood Museum, Brian Kennedy.

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