Opinion: You Should Care About the Artist Behind the Art

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Art in itself is a reflection of the individual who creates it.  While we can include certain exceptions, putting your name alongside a piece of work associates you with its contents. Whether it’s film or books, murals or singers, the artist will always have a meaning behind the images and narratives that they create.  The…

Art: What it Really Means

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What is art? Is it that painting sitting on your bedroom wall? Or that poem you wrote in tenth grade because your mom pissed you off? Or that Emily Dickinson piece you absolutely hated because it made no sense? Or the family drawing your five year old cousin made that still makes you feel things?…

The Rise of the Stereotyping of Asian Women

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 The second part in exploring the rise of racism and fetishization of Asians in North America. In this piece, I explore more on stereotyping of both South and East Asians, featuring Chinese Canadian artist Hilary Meng, and Indian Canadian student, Bliss Kaur. This blog focuses on challenging the model minority stereotype and how Asians are…