Chen

He is a survivor from the Korean student dissident movement of the 1960's, and although he has lived in Europe and the United States for almost 30 years, he has studiously not learned much English, uses it grudgingly. His huge loft is filled with his art, made from the refuse of the Brooklyn waterfront—he is amazed by the abundance of garbage in America. "Garbage is your greatest natural resource."

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