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Contact Zones2015

Frontier Journals V

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"FRONTIER JOURNALS V interrogates the anthropological concept of 'cultural contact zones' (the physical spaces where two cultures meet) in order to observe the seemingly strange practices of the tourists and pedestrians that encounter totem poles in a variety of public spaces. At numerous sites in Vancouver, BC, and Seattle, WA, I encounter tourists producing images of themselves in front of totem poles and wonder what this cultural practice signifies. " - Georg Koszulinski

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