The "tea identity" of Chinese immigrant children.   Studio shot. The front.

The "tea identity" of Chinese immigrant children.

Studio shot. The front.

  The "tea identity" of Chinese immigrant children.   Studio shot. The back.

The "tea identity" of Chinese immigrant children.

Studio shot. The back.

 In Chinese, the word "tea"(茶) can be interpreted as "human nature belongs to tea" (人寄草木間). And this represents the initial "tea identity" of the Chinese immigrant children.

In Chinese, the word "tea"(茶) can be interpreted as "human nature belongs to tea" (人寄草木間). And this represents the initial "tea identity" of the Chinese immigrant children.

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  The "tea identity" of Chinese immigrant children.   The little chick (represented as Chinese immigrant children) on the tea bag is drinking tea in a traditional Chinese way. However, the tea bag is placed in a western tea mug says "I love New York" and the mug is also hold by the hands of the little chick.  For immigrant children, it is often easy to forget who they are because of their mixed-cultural identities.  But in the end, it is important to embrace the presence (the mainstream culture) and never let their root go. (the heritage culture)

The "tea identity" of Chinese immigrant children.

The little chick (represented as Chinese immigrant children) on the tea bag is drinking tea in a traditional Chinese way. However, the tea bag is placed in a western tea mug says "I love New York" and the mug is also hold by the hands of the little chick.

For immigrant children, it is often easy to forget who they are because of their mixed-cultural identities. But in the end, it is important to embrace the presence (the mainstream culture) and never let their root go. (the heritage culture)

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