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THE MYSTIC: ALBERT CHONG

hotographer and mixed-media artist Albert Chong often explores spirituality, mysticism, and identity (the University of Colorado Boulder professor identifies as Afro-Asian and splits his time between Colorado and Jamaica). Chong’s series of self-portraits—among the artist’s earliest works—are haunting and ethereal and incorporate the links series, he’s superimposing his journal entries from this time with images of objects or his face.

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