Reposted from N+T. https://www.nowandthere.org/blog/2021/11/1/accelerator-artist-ang-li-place-of-assembly So honored to work with talented artists like Ang Li, and share historical stories about our Chinatown. Also, such an honor and feelings of gratitude to meet Boston Mayor, Michelle Wu, who came to the opening event! Text of blog: A vacant lot at 8-12 Hudson Street in Boston’s Chinatown, known … Continue reading Reimagining Stoop Culture in Boston’s Chinatown, a collaboration with Swedish Chinese artist architect and Northeastern Univ architect professor, Ang Li , for her public installation: “Place of Assembly.”
Interview with the Boston Compass Newspaper, May, 2021.
I was interviewed by Stephen Grigelevich in Spring of 2021. I had just been nominated, to my great surprise, to apply for the Brother Thomas Fellowship at the Boston Foundation and was struggling with the intricacies of the online form when he flew into my life . To fit him into my hectic life I … Continue reading Interview with the Boston Compass Newspaper, May, 2021.
Meditations on the Power of Community: Collaboration with the Gardner Museum and Lenora Lee Dance Company
https://youtu.be/2b3KVb97YFU Meditations on the Power of Community is a short film commissioned by the Gardner Museum, featuring choreography by Pao Arts Center 2021 Artist-in-Residence Lenora Lee Dance and filmed by Weiying Olivia Huang. The film features interviews with members of Boston’s Chinatown community, in response to the Museum's exhibition Shen Wei: Painting in Motion. This … Continue reading Meditations on the Power of Community: Collaboration with the Gardner Museum and Lenora Lee Dance Company
BAAFF Screening and Preview Party
“My MaMa’s Back,” produced as a voiceover archival photo video by Daphne Xu and myself, was featured at the Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF) under “COVID Shorts.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAyHtDAQh_Q&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=BostonAsianAmericanFilmFestival Thank you Susan Chinsen and Daphne Xu
Lantern Stories — 116 Hudson Street
My home, 116 Hudson Street, memorialized in the “Lantern Stories” exhibit on the Greenway by artist, Yu Wen Wu. I am 13 years old babysitting my friend Susan’s little brother Ken on Hudson Street. It was the last Easter Sunday before the demolition of my neighborhood. I sewed my own dress of lilac polished cotton … Continue reading Lantern Stories — 116 Hudson Street
“My MaMa’s Back” — 29 Oak Street Projections
Join us today, September 24, for “Lantern Stories,” a lighting exhibition, featuring the iconic photo of my 13 year old self and my Hudson Street house, by Yu Wen Wu launching at Chinatown Gate, 6–7:30 p.m., and at 8–9 p.m., enjoy a program of text, still, and moving image artwork by local artists projected on … Continue reading “My MaMa’s Back” — 29 Oak Street Projections
Amid a Rapidly Changing Present, Can Chinatown Preserve Its Past? | Magazine | The Harvard Crimson
Amid a Rapidly Changing Present, Can Chinatown Preserve Its Past? | Magazine | The Harvard Crimson — Read on http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2020/3/26/chinatown-scrut/
Chinese Culture Connection Virtual Gala 35th anniversary: Acceptance Speech for the “2020 Excellence in Arts and Culture Award,” August 22, 2020
2020 Excellence in Arts and Culture
Honored to be the recipient of the Chinese Culture Connection of Massachusetts 2020 Excellence in Arts and Culture AwardMay, 2020
Nominated by the Director of the largest writers conference in North America, “The Muse and the Marketplace” for the St. Botolph Club 2019 Emerging Artist Award in Literature.