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Defense Date


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts


Graphic Design

First Advisor

Laura Chessin

Second Advisor

Roy Mckelvey


This project seeks to communicate the cultural identity of a specific group of people, a select group of Koreans who were adopted by Western families and brought to this country at an early age. I have combined the language of masquerade with personal stories to help illustrate the complex psychological challenges facing adopted Koreans as they live between cultures.


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Date of Submission

June 2008