Month: December 2008

Living American: Suitcase Installation by Chanika Svetvilas

In 2004, I was invited by visual artist, Chanika Svetvilas to include my story in her installation “Living American” for the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.  She found a powder blue hard plastic suitcase, just like the one I remembered we came to America carrying. The installation was a collection of immigrant stories.  Each suitcase […]