“It’s OK to Create Art from Wounded Spaces”: Video Interview with Filmmaker Stacey Muhammad

Introduction by Gabrielle Davenport One might describe Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf as a veritable celebration of process. In the choreopoem, Shange outlines the healing experiences of several women of color and highlights the role of their communities in supporting their rehabilitation. In her dramatic […]

The Virtuosic Virtuality of Asian American YouTube Stars

The Rise of the Asian American YouTube Star Wong Fu Productions’ breakout short film Yellow Fever revolves around a single question, posed in the film’s beginning minutes by actor/producer/director Philip Wang: “Man, why are all the white guys taking our girls?”[1] The fifteen-minute clip, produced in 2005 while the three members of Wong Fu were […]