LIKE MANGOES IN JULY: THE WORK OF RICHARD FUNG edited by Helen Lee and Kerri Sakamoto
Lee/Sakamoto, 2002 First edition, 142pp., 6 1/2" X 9 1/2" Softcover
Richard Fung has long been a major voice navigating complex debates on sexuality, race and representation. As a video artist, critic and activist, he has made formative contributions to queer politics and critical race theory, while forging a new poetics of diasporic identity and narrative hybridity. This comprehensive volume includes commentary and in-depth analysis of seminal video works such as 'Chinese Characters' and 'My Mother's Place' and also of Fung's writing. An essential overview of Fung's pioneering work in contemporary film and video, this is the second in the Images Festival's monograph series placing Canadian contemporary media artists in an international critical context.