In this beautiful zine, Karen Lue introspects and documents remnants of her grandparent's previous apartment while processing through the death of her grandmother and the rift between her family in China and her life in the US. 


Karen Lue's photographs explore aspects of identity in relation to concepts of loss, isolation, and displacement. They also chronicle her own construction of identity, beginning with her search for “home.” She looks for objects and scenes that objectify her feelings of irrelevance in environments that are supposed to function as her home. She is currently based in Pittsburgh, PA.

or when I die, I want to die peacefully by Karen Lue


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