Citizenship Project, a personal interpretation of the American naturalization process, was conceptualized as Nguyen studied for her own citizenship exam. This interactive installation comprises multiple pieces: Civics Questions (serigraphs), Homework (three-channel HD video with sound), ID Cards (dye-sublimation prints), and office furniture, creating a single participatory work of art. Citizenship Project explores the following questions:
- Does memorizing answers for 100 questions help one to earn status as a US citizen?
- Does speaking English qualify one to gain full membership in America?
- Who will pass the test and who will fail it—US-born citizens or the immigrants?
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