Tagged Iris Yirei Hu

Picturing Beirut

Reviewed by Iris Yirei Hu     All the Clocks Have Stopped at Different Times   I am traveling back home—a distant land, one that I never inhabited for more than a summer. I am returning to the same flat that my grandmother adopted in Taipei after World War II and the Chinese Civil War. The one in which my mother and five of her older siblings were born. It is the vessel that houses my history, though I am only familiar with it from a distance.   It is with this lens that I am writing about artist Gilda…