Voice a Wild Dream dismantles the idea that activism is driven by individual charismatic figures; in reality, social change is possible because many hands come together.
Regarded as Hollywood’s first Chinese American movie star, Wong faced racism and discrimination during her career.
Chemin Hsiao, winner of the museum’s Open Call for Artist Banners, and runners-up Woomin Kim and Mo Kong discuss their designs with Hyperallergic.
The new documentary Who is Arthur Chu? is a cautionary tale about the dangers of getting too online.
Starting with its title, the group exhibition War Baby/Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art at Seattle’s Wing Luke museum asks a provocative question: how do those seen by Americans as products of either colonial domination or subversive desire move past those categories?
Marvels & Monsters and Alt.Comics, the current tag team exhibition at Museum of Chinese in America, offers a one-two punch that unmasks the American comic book industry’s often conflicted relationship with Asians and Asian-Americans.
Young Asian Americans dominate a great swath of the messy territory called YouTube, holding their own against the well-funded and famous. This fact makes two major points: there is a great pool of Asian Americans who, against the grain of “model minority” professionalism, need an outlet for humor and creative expression. Perhaps more importantly, these numbers prove the existence of a huge audience, largely Asian American, who want to see the experiences and talents of Asian people in popular media.