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A New American Artist Sculpts His Vision of Humanity

Sculptor Wanxin Zhang (b. 1961) came from China to the United States with his family in 1992. He settled in San Francisco, and has been teaching at the Academy of Art University, in San...

Cinema Inspiration: Picking Through The Pockets Between Culture And Language

The exhibition, “Life of Imitation” has literally opened up a window on a country of which I knew little about. Ming Wong, 40, who hails from Singapore, makes his U.S. debut with this show....

A Media Art Pop Star Conquers the World

This is the most exquisite and elegantly designed catalogue of Mariko Mori I have ever seen. The pure white square book box and book cover almost cautions me to put on white gloves. There...

A Dynamic Artist is Celebrated and Immortalized

Sarah Sze is a young talent that came out of the late 1990s, and is now nationally and internationally recognized. We can see one of her installations in Seattle, permanently installed, a white...

A Media Art Pop Star Conquers the World

LAAFF Fest runs June 17–25, playing Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. on Mercer Island in partnership with Youth Theatre Northwest, and Sundays at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in Seattle at 18th & Union. For more information and tickets, visit: https://celebr8women.wordpress.com/events-2/laaff-fest/

A Dynamic Artist is Celebrated and Immortalized

More than 1,000 people are moving to Seattle every week and the rise in rent is an all-too-familiar topic. We’ve seen home prices and rent more than double in the last decade. Many in our families, like many families of color, have been displaced by the rising costs of this city and now reside in places like Kent and Federal Way. The city we’ve lived the majority of our lives can begin to no longer feel familiar.