By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly
Media pictures pertaining to beauty during the wherein Beauty Lies event at Wing Luke Museum. (Picture by Kai Curry)
Where Beauty Lies, the latest event at the Wing Luke Museum, assumes the main topic of beauty, especially as it pertains to Asian People in the us and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
Exactly just What comprises beauty? Whom determines what exactly is gorgeous? Just how can societal standards become part of ourselves and, amidst the signals we get all we realize our genuine selves around us, how do? These concerns, and much more, are believed into the event produced by a residential area advisory committee, Exhibit Developer Mikala Woodward, along with other neighborhood contributors.
Where Beauty Lies isn’t only a museum exhibition, but a meeting. On starting on Oct. 11, staff wore beauty pageant sashes with slogans like “Decolonize Beauty. evening” Local artists and icons, such as drag performer Aleksa Manila, arrived demonstrating, by whatever they thought we would wear, or otherwise not wear, the way they did their make-up and hair, or didn’t—the methods they respond to expectations of beauty and gender—with authenticity and empowerment.
Regional poet and artist that is visual Yu Pai, whom had written the didactic panels for the show, claimed, “I got active in the wherein Beauty Lies event considering that the topic deeply resonated for me. Continue reading “The Wing’s exhibition that is new preconceptions about AAPI beauty”