Asian Arts Initiative presents Chinatown Influx

April 3 – August 2, 2009
Opening reception: Friday, April 3, 5:30 p.m.

Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street
and neighborhood locations in Chinatown, PA

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday – Friday
(215)557-0455 or

A constantly contested terrain, Philadelphia’s Chinatown continues to struggle for identity, survival, and growth. Through four site-specific installations in public locations, with participation of local community members, Asian Arts Initiative’s exhibitionhopes to catalyze imagination and action toward a positive vision for the future development of this neighborhood.

Rebecca HackemannVisionary Sightseeing Binoculars
Nadia Hironaka • Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio
Kikuchi + LiuChinatown Orange
Jonathan + Kimberly Stemlerthe little red string


FundersChinatown In/flux: Future Landscapes has been supported in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities' We the People initiative on American history, and the National Performance Network’s Performance Residency Program. Chinatown Orange is a National Performance Network Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by Asian Arts Initiative in partnership with Arts at Marks Garage and the National Performance Network. Major contributors of the National Performance Network are the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency).
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