What is the overseas Chinese experience at the time of Covid-19?
五味杂陈, wǔ wèi zá chén，trad. 五味雜陳, can be literally translated as the five different flavours–sour, bitter, sweet, pungent, salty–that commonly appear in Chinese cuisine. It is a phrase often used to express a mixture of complex feelings or emotions caused by a certain event. We think it is a fitting summary of overseas Chinese experience at the time of Covid-19. Bringing three interconnected projects together, we hope this site provides a space to share some of our findings to connect people, places and hearts.