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Once I had decided to leave China, the county of my birth, where I grew up and was educated and which I both deeply love and hated at the same time, my soul began a journey to pursue and explore something called ‘freedom’.

Ah Xian cited in Suhanya Raffel and Lynne Seear, ‘Human human’, Ah Xian, Queensland Art Gallery, 2003.

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