THIRD CULTURE MEDIA樂讀第三文化

TCKs are an ever-growing group – and they’re creating insightful media about cross- cultural identities TCK是個不斷增長的社群,他們亦以文字和音創樂 作了不少作品,為探索跨文身化 份提供別有見地的新角度

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The Sympathiser, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s stunning, darkly humorous look at Eurasian and third culture identity after the Vietnam War. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar

Wao, in which Junot Díaz merges Puerto Rican Spanglish with nerdy boyhood to wonderful effect. The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid explores being torn between Eastern and Western cultures and worlds.

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi bridges Iran and Austria in a beautiful graphic novel.

Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien’s examination of the experience of Chinese immigrants in Canada. White Teeth by Zadie Smith charts generations of immigrant children in London.

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Constantly – Emmy the Great

The Eurasian singer/songwriter, who was born in Hong Kong, lived in London and now resides in New York, recorded this song twice, once in English and again in Mandarin – a tribute to her twin heritages.

Immigrants (We Get the Job Done) – The Hamilton Mixtape

Based on a song written by TCK playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda and performed by a who’s who of multilingual hip-hop stars, including Somali-Canadian rapper K’naan, Mexican-American Snow Tha Product, and British-Pakistani Riz MC (actor Riz Ahmed).

Viet Thanh Nguyen 的《The Sympathiser》以流麗的筆觸與黑色幽默,檢視越戰後的歐亞混血與兒 第三文化身份。

Junot Díaz的《 The Brief

Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao》以波多黎各的西班牙式英,語 描寫書呆子的童年時光,令人叫絕。

Mohsin Hamid的《The Reluctant

Fundamentalist》探討處於東西方世界與文化夾縫之間左右為難的處境。

Marjane Satrapi的《Persepolis》以優美的圖像小說將伊朗和奧地利連來繫起 。

Madeleine Thien的《Do Not Say

We Have Nothing》細中移訴國民在加拿大的故事。

Zadie Smith的《White Teeth》回溯日代移民小孩在倫敦的足跡。

〈Constantly〉– Emmy the Great生於香港的唱作人Emmy the Great是歐亞混,血兒 曾在倫居敦住,現定居紐約。她分別為這首歌灌錄了和英語 國語版,向她的兩個文化根源致。敬

〈Immigrants ( We Get the Job

Done) 〉– The Hamilton Mixtape

原曲由TCK劇作家兼演員LinManuel Miranda撰寫,由一眾嘻哈巨以星 多國語言唱出包, 括索馬里裔加拿大饒舌歌手K’naan、墨西哥裔美國歌手Snow Tha Product及英籍巴勒斯坦員演 Riz MC(電影觀眾應對他在銀壇使用的名字Riz Ahmed較熟為 悉)。

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