Item MS-3-46.2018-014, Box 121, Item 2 - Sculpture : calling attention to a space

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Sculpture : calling attention to a space

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  • Moving images

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Theodore Wan

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MS-3-46.2018-014, Box 121, Item 2

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  • 1977 (Creation)
    Wan, Theodore, 1953-1987

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1 film reel (11 min., 30 sec.) : b&w

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Theodore Wan was born in Hong Kong in 1973, and moved to British Columbia in 1967. Wan received a BFA from the University of British Columbia in 1975 and a MFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1978. During his time in Halifax, Wan became a photographer for the School of Dentistry at Dalhousie for a year. Wan’s work commonly featured elements of medical procedures, which was created during his time as a graduate student. Wan returned to Vancouver in 1979, and remained there working in his art practice or the local Chinatown businesses and organizations until his death in 1987.

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Item contains a tape edited from the Dalhousie Medical Library Tapes by Theodore Wan.

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Video can be viewed at the Dalhousie University Archives. Advance notice is required.

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Description created May 22, 2018.

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-3-46, Box 121