Four Channel- Video Installation In A Green Island

In a green island by Jamie Maxtone-Graham
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A Four Channel- Video Installation by Jamie Maxtone-Graham
On both sides of the canal, Hanoi Botanical Garden, Hoàng Hoa Thám Street, Ba Dinh District

In a green island, far from all men’s knowing (from Sleep and Poetry, John Keats, 1817)
In this work, privately contracted migrant laborers are quietly observed asleep in a French colonial botanic garden adjacent to the government building they are constructing.

Jamie Maxtone-Graham

Jamie Maxtone-Graham is a photographer and filmmaker who formerly worked in NY and LA. He is a Fulbright Fellow and has lived in Hanoi since 2007 with his wife and daughter working in a diverse practice of image making and occasionally running workshops.