Curious Displays
Julia Y. Tsao

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Tsaos, Chungs, Ortega, Zeng, Goetz + Tan, Holzheid, Guzman, Johnson, Kim, Li, Nakano, Case, Coats, Gier. Mr Peter Faber. All of MDP. Phil van Allen, Sean Donahue, Norman Klein, Tim Eurfee, Elise Koh, Jane McFadden. Mr Peter Faber. Art Center Security. Olive the Christmas dog. Coffee.

Shadedbox, I owe you my firstborn.

Special, special heartfelt thanks to Anne Burdick, Ben Hooker, Shona Kitchen. One more for Kevin Wingate!


CURIOUS DISPLAYS.  Copyright 2009.  Media Design Program, Art Center College of Design.  About Julia Tsao.  Acknowledgements & Thanks.