As East Asian artists become increasingly visible, we chose to focus on their work at the Itinerant Performance Art Festival, where live art lent itself easily to political concerns.
Many New Yorkers were sad to hear of Tekserve’s imminent closing, especially artists who work in new media, video, or otherwise incorporate the use of Apple products into their practices.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Most amateur historians of New York and the tri-state area are aware of the Lenape as the region’s first inhabitants.
After photographing families and other residents being led into “assembly centers” in the central and coastal cities of California and the county seats of Salinas, Stockton, Turlock, and San Bruno, photographer Dorothea Lange turned her camera to southern California, towards the first concentration camp to open for residents of Japanese descent.
Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 7, 1941, the FBI started arresting a number of first-generation Japanese Americans on the West Coast.