Adoptee artist Amber Field

Amber Field explores race, gender and adoption in Jagadamba, Mother of the Universe. From an interview with Ed Moy.

In Amber Field's documentary short film Jagadamba, Mother of the Universe
(2008, 10 min), she invites viewers into her life as a queer
transracial (Korean) adoptee who grew up in Korea, Nepal, and Liberia
and then moved to Illinois when she was 12-years-old.

The film
explores her childhood growing up in the Midwest, adoption, race,
sexuality, and her life-long healing journey through music.

Her website is

Author: JaeRan

Assistant professor at UW Tacoma, writer, and researcher.

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