In Case It Rains in Heaven Kurt Tong

ISBN: 9783868281880

Published: November 1st 2011

Hardcover

96 pages


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In Case It Rains in Heaven  by  Kurt Tong

In Case It Rains in Heaven by Kurt Tong
November 1st 2011 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 96 pages | ISBN: 9783868281880 | 9.27 Mb

Traditionally, the Chinese burn joss paper (ghost money) for their ancestors so that they can enjoy their afterlives. Houses, cars, and gold bars made out of paper were burnt in the weeks following a persons death. However, in recent times, asMoreTraditionally, the Chinese burn joss paper (ghost money) for their ancestors so that they can enjoy their afterlives. Houses, cars, and gold bars made out of paper were burnt in the weeks following a persons death. However, in recent times, as consumer culture takes hold of the Chinese culture, joss paper products have become more elaborate, reflecting the desires of those who are alive.

In an increasingly westernized society, designer handbags, laptop computers, iPods, and fast food made out of paper are burnt for the recently deceased.Kurt Tong has exhibited at international venues including FotoFest in Houston, Texas.



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