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Thuy-Van Vu paints the extraordinary lives behind ordinary objects

Thuy-Van Vu paints the extraordinary lives behind ordinary objects

Minh Nguyen April 10, 2014 0

Vietnamese artist tells stories of the seemingly mundane

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APIs unite at Reign Supreme breakin’ competition

APIs unite at Reign Supreme breakin’ competition

Minh Nguyen December 19, 2013 0

Much more than a get-down

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Visual Ritualism: Monoprints Dot Korean Artist’s Memory

Visual Ritualism: Monoprints Dot Korean Artist’s Memory

Minh Nguyen November 20, 2013 0

At a cursory glance, Eunice Kim’s prints are a convergence of soothing dots, arranged in various patterns. However, the aesthetic interplays in the collagraphs are, according to Kim, both individual and collective—dualisms of “structure

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Q&A: Shannon Gee on the Value of Documentation

Q&A: Shannon Gee on the Value of Documentation

Minh Nguyen October 18, 2013 0

Shannon Gee’s fascination with documentaing stories began as a young child. Photo credit: Minh Nguyen. Seattle-based film and television producer Shannon Gee is remarkable in many ways. Not only has Gee made a career

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Mixed Race is not Less, but More Race: ‘War Baby / Love Child’ Exhibit Offers an Enriched Perspective on Mixed-Race Asian Americans

Mixed Race is not Less, but More Race: ‘War Baby / Love Child’ Exhibit Offers an Enriched Perspective on Mixed-Race Asian Americans

Minh Nguyen September 4, 2013 0

Photo caption: Louie Gong and his painting “Guardian” are featured in the Wing Luke’s “War Baby / Love Child” exhibit, now on display. Photo credit: Minh Nguyen. Growing up, Wei Ming Dariotis recalls the

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Tyree Scott Freedom School Brings Civil Rights to the Classroom, Youth to the Mic

Tyree Scott Freedom School Brings Civil Rights to the Classroom, Youth to the Mic

Minh Nguyen August 21, 2013 0

Khoa Nguyen speaks on the Freedom School panel at City Hall on Aug. 2nd.  Source: The Seattle Channel. On a thick, balmy August day, Seattle City Hall is packed with officials, community members and

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Q&A:  Nina F. Ichikawa On Not Eating With Our Eyes Closed

Q&A: Nina F. Ichikawa On Not Eating With Our Eyes Closed

Minh Nguyen July 22, 2013 0

When it comes to loving food, Nina Ichikawa is far-gone. A peek at her CV and a visit to her website “Nina Eats,” decked with bright edibles, will reveal that mealtime is so much

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‘Tiger Babies Strike Back’ Eschews Tiger Mom Methods, Misses Opportunities

‘Tiger Babies Strike Back’ Eschews Tiger Mom Methods, Misses Opportunities

Minh Nguyen June 19, 2013 0

Photo caption: Kim Wong Keltner writes “Tiger Babies Strike Back,” her retort to Amy Chua’s “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.” William Morrow, 2013. “Tiger Babies Strike Back,” Kim Wong Keltner’s personal chronicles as

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Wordless Discourses:  Art on Race for Wing Luke’s Under My Skin Exhibit

Wordless Discourses: Art on Race for Wing Luke’s Under My Skin Exhibit

Minh Nguyen May 1, 2013 0

Wordless Discourses:  Art on Race for Wing Luke’s Under My Skin Exhibit By Minh Nguyen IE Contributor In the first chapter of his book, “How Music Works,” David Byrne of the Talking Heads writes

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East Meets West: Yin, Yang and Eating to Good Health

East Meets West: Yin, Yang and Eating to Good Health

Minh Nguyen April 3, 2013 0

Photo caption: Dr. Benjamin Apichai is a faculty member at Bastyr University. Photo credit: Minh Nguyen. In late-March, Dr. Benjamin Apichai gave a talk at Seattle’s Bastyr University on the relationship between food and health,

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