Some point down the line, an awareness manifested that I was not a part of the American ideal, or rather, that something bigger believed that I was not a part of the American ideal.
A series of recent fashion magazine covers reimagined to rectify the lack of representation of Asian American women
Through writing and political activism, Ding questioned the ways in which China's State and Party demanded that she flatten her ideologies and personhood to fit cleanly within a single, legible identity: the model socialist woman.
Like an apartment, a box is private, personal, sensitive; it stores its content within walls, behind an address. As a package, it has only the functions of identity, security, and portability. As long as it arrives at the right place, without internal damage, it has completed its task. It will not be integrated into its recipient’s life.
A take on the original Dyke TV segment dedicated to normalizing lesbianism and childhood while exploring the often confusing relationship of lesbians (at any age) to the camera/male gaze.
"A couple of months ago, I was digging through my nana’s photo collection . . . I found this beat up, stained, and wrinkled picture of this most powerful and gloriously bright women that looked familiar and yet distant to my memories . . . She was a piece of me that I am and a part of me that I wish to become. "
The story Othello tells about himself (to himself and to the audience) is crucial because only that which is verbalized becomes real.
"In the female-dominated environment of Sephora, men’s behavior in can shed light on standards of masculinity"
"Depression seeps into your body and sits like a weight on your chest and your head, on every part of you—even the parts you’ve never known."
A theatrical collaboration between NYU Gallatin students and immigrant students from the International High School at LaGuardia Community College.
"What does the world look like when everyone is an Other? 'Like Fine Silk' centers on the point of view of a young Afro-Latina as she’s confronted with culture clashes in the intimate setting of a black hair-care store."