Brian Kuan Wood (New York)

The Story of Peter Green Peter Chang

Writer and founding editor of e-flux journal Brian Kuan Wood delivered an hypnotic narration of his latest fictional story: “The Story of Peter Green Peter Chang” which among many other things addresses the role of creative industries in manufacturing historical accountability—namely the revival of collective wounds for dissemination of new status and identity to groups of people previously considered disempowered.

I want to tell you a story I recently heard about a friend in New York—actually a friend of a friend, a young architect and entrepreneur named Peter Green Peter Chang. I have never met Peter Green Peter Chang myself, nor has anyone ever explained to me why his full name contains two Peters…….Being Chinese, Peter Green
Peter Chang had a strong sense of civic duty…….

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Brian Kuan Wood, The Story of Peter Green Peter Chang, 2017. Performance documentation FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Project, November 14th at Asia Society.


Brian Kuan Wood Brian Kuan Wood is a writer, lecturer and founding editor of e- ux journal. He was a visiting professor at the Home Workspace study program in Ashkal Alwan Bei- rut (2013-14). His recent writings include the essays “The Horses,” “Once We Were Artists,” and “Paradigm Thing” Guggenheim Museum, (2016); the lms Liquidity Inc. (co-written with Hito Steyerl, 2014) and “Metahaven’s City Rising” (2014), “Franken- ethics” (2015), “Is it Heavy or Is It Light?” and “Is it Love?” (e- ux journal 2014 & 2015) and much more.

Brian Kuan Wood, The Story of Peter Green Peter Chang.