The overall concept of stop-motion animation is to convey one’s cultural origin or environment and the journey they’ve gone through. From my perspective, it culturally resonates with me because I came from the Philippines, a South East Asian country, wherein life was simpler, but opportunities were not easily accessible. Since moving to America, more opportunities opened up for me and my family. There are two implications in the composition: A juxtaposition between the Kubo (stilt house) and the car which communicates the journey that one has achieved. In addition, the car’s destination is open-ended because it expresses the idea of how one can never entirely go back to where one came from and the journey ahead of them is unknown. 

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