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A Juxtaposition of Phases (Phase 4: Rooted)

Vivek Sashidharan2013

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

The final piece displays the attainment of the ultimate goal. The family, who has been granted citizenship, finally feels a sense of being rooted in American soil. Their achievement is further highlighted through their child who carries the American flag.

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VIVEK SASHIDHARAN was born in India and came to United States to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies. He has worked in the IT industry for over seven years. He believes art to be tremendously therapeutic, especially as a means of documenting the experience of immigration. He lives near Boston, MA.

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  • Title: A Juxtaposition of Phases (Phase 4: Rooted)
  • Creator: Vivek Sashidharan
  • Date: 2013
  • Location: Boston, Mass.
  • Physical Dimensions: 16" x 20"
  • Medium: Oil on Canvas

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