2018.033.004 The Family Journey of Nancy C. Lee JP

Nancy C. Lee, JP, distinguished arts and education philanthropist. MOCA 2018 Legacy Awards Gala honoree, Chairman of the non-profit organization Friends of the Hong Kong Museum of art, discusses her life journey to become an arts historian. She recounts her family journey that spanned from China to Latin American, the US, and finally Hong Kong. She also discusses the importance of art and philanthropy.

0:00 - parent’s journey from Anhui to Ecuador, Inspiration for her father’s interest in Latin America, recollection of her childhood in Ecuador, Catholicism, Retaining Chinese heritage, Father’s work as a diplomatic official, Other Chinese immigrants in Ecuador. 双亲自安徽到厄瓜多尔的旅程,父亲对拉丁美洲兴趣的启发,在厄瓜多尔的童年回忆,天主教,保留中华传统,父亲为外交官员,厄瓜多尔的其他华人移民

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11:10 - Languages spoken at home, Living in Beitou in Taiwan (ages 7-11), Moving to and living in Chile, Moving to the US (Pennsylvania) after her father passed away in 1970, Catholicism in the US, Moving to Washington DC, Political issues between Taiwan and CPC. 家中使用的语言,生活于台湾北投(七岁至十一岁),移居智利,父亲于1970年去世后迁美(宾夕法尼亚州),美国的天主教,迁至华盛顿哥伦比亚特区,台湾与中华人民共和国间的政治议题

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23:21 - Choosing a college in the US, Lake Forest College, how she developed her love of Art, personality as a child, why she decided to switch from studying Chemistry to art history, families reaction to her decision, journey studying art history (NYU). 在美国选择大学,湖林学院,她如何发展对艺术的热爱,孩童般的人格,为何决定从化学转读艺术史的原因,家人对他的决定的反应,专攻艺术史的过程(纽约大学)

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32:36 - Paternal grandmother, Anhui province, Impressions of NY when attending NYU, cultural identity, mother’s thoughts on her choice of studies, meeting her husband in Baltimore. 祖母,安徽省,就读纽约大学时对纽约的印象,文化认同,母亲对他主修的选择的看法,在巴尔的摩邂逅其夫

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42:46 - moving to Hong Kong at the behest of her husband, utilizing her art history background in Hong Kong, integrating to life in Hong Kong, learning Cantonese, values she instills in her own children, the relationship between religious faith and ancestry, how she chose to raise her children, exposing her children to different cultural values. 丈夫要求迁居香港,在香港运用他的艺术史背景,融入香港的生活,学习广东话,给孩子灌输的价值观,宗教信仰与祖先崇拜的关系,她如何决定要抚养小孩,让孩子接触不同文化的价值观

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53:40 - language spoken at home, guiding her children’s education, art collecting, family activities, mother moving to Hong Kong, values instilled by her husband, Children’s schooling, responsibility to the community. 在家使用的语言,引导孩子的教育方式,艺术收藏,家族活动,母亲移居香港,丈夫灌输的价值观,孩子就学,对社群的责任

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62:51 - Current state of her career, initiatives of the Friends of Hong Kong Museum of Art, the power of art, initial involvement with the Friends of Hong Kong Museum of Art, purpose of the Friends of Hong Kong Museum of Arts. 目前事业的现况,香港艺术馆之友的新项目,艺术的力量,最初参与香港艺术馆之友,香港艺术馆之友的目的

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72:36 - Hong Kong’s place in bringing art to the masses, lessons the museums in mainland China can learn from the Hong Kong art world, how to sustain Hong Kong’s cultural growth, Ways to give back to institutions in the US, how to instill the importance of art among young Asian Americans, Philanthropy and the importance of art. 香港在艺术大众化的定位,中国大陆的博物馆可以向香港艺术界学习,如何维系香港的文化成长,回馈美国机构的方法,如何灌输年轻亚裔美国人艺术的重要性,慈善与艺术的重要性

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82:52 - Encouraging young people to gain an interest in the arts, what she looks for in art, favorite art piece in her collection, sentimental values of her pieces, Her duties as a justice of the peace, hopes for the art world of Hong Kong, how she sees her own cultural identity, formative years, her inspirations, self descriptions. 鼓励年轻人对艺术产生兴趣,在艺术中的追求,典藏中最喜欢的作品,其作品的情感价值,作为太平绅士的责任,对香港艺术界的期许,如何理解自身的文化认同,成长期,她的灵感,自我阐述

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