I am a Cultural Artist | INDIE ALASKA

Being raised in multi-cultural family, Thomas Chung has developed a great interest to delve deeper into the traditions of the world.  With the mind to understand the many ideologies and technologies of other cultures, Thomas often seeks to collaborate with local Alaska Native artists to render his work.

Video and Story by Shiri Segal
Additional Images provided by Thomas Chung
Special Thanks to Joel Isaac
Music by FirstCom Music

Shiri joined Alaska Public Media in January 2018.  Before joining AKPM, she worked as a News Production Assistant for Anchorage’s ABC/FOX/CW affiliate for six years.  Outside of work, she enjoys painting, metal clay jewelry, thrift shopping, hanging out with family/friends and traveling.

Shiri is an avid traveler has been to a couple different places in Europe, Israel and Japan. She has also resided in a few of the aforementioned. She enjoys research on cultural topics and is learning several different languages including Japanese, Korean, Hebrew and, in addition, historical languages such as Medieval English and Latin.

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