Mapping the world as she imagines it: Xuchi Naungayan Eggleton

October 4, 2014 7:49 AM

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Mapping the world as she imagines it: Xuchi Naungayan Eggleton

"We map the world as it is - not as people would like it to be," announced the National Geographic, shortly after Russian soldiers stormed Ukrainian military bases in Crimea, and the National Geographic was reportedly preparing to change the color of the Crimea on its maps of Eastern Europe.

The latest work of artist Xuchi Naungayan Eggleton may provoke heartburn among cartographers of that august institution. Wish I Were There: Imagined Geographies, now on display at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, maps the backbreaking journeys of Naungayan Eggleton's grandparents to the United Sta...

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