Categories: 2010-2019, Asian Authors, BIPOC Authors, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Canadian Identity, Canadian Literature, Culture Studies, First Person, Personal Essay, Post-Colonialism, Prarie Literature, Short Non-Fiction, Women Authors
Treaties 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10
From: Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being
The author writes about a road trip to a friend’s family farm, and the treaty territories she crossed as she drove across the Prairies in their historic colonial context.
Amy Fung is a writer, researcher and curator born in Kowloon, Hong Kong, and spent her formative years in and around Edmonton on Treaty 6 Territory. Her writing has been published and commissioned by national and international publications, galleries, museums, festivals, and journals since 2007. Her multifarious curatorial projects have spanned exhibitions, cinematic and live presentations, as well as discursive events across Canada and abroad. Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being is her first book.