asian

Film

An epic watch list of 10 short films by British Asian directors

You have one week to stream the work curated by London collective Baesianz for the digital film festival ‘No Room Left in the Margins’.
Frankie Dunn
9.2.20
Culture

inside london’s gay bollywood hip hop night, hungama

What began as a party at The Glory pub in Haggerston, has since evolved into a freewheeling celebration of out, proud and inclusive queer Asian culture.
Matthew Whitehouse
8.17.18
Photography

this photo series captures what microaggressions feel like

Bryan Tang’s images explore frustration, prejudice, and internalized racism in Australia.
Emma Do
6.13.17
Photography

a new zine is exploring melbourne’s asian youth culture

Photographer Clair Bai is unravelling the pride, identity and alienation of being young and Asian in Australia.
Alexandra Manatakis
9.26.16
Film

asian academy members protest ‘tone deaf’ oscars ceremony

Three-time Oscar winner Ang Lee and two dozen Academy members have written a letter of protest regarding the recent ceremony’s offensive and racist portrayal of Asians.
Emily Manning
3.15.16
Culture

Being an Asian fashion designer in Australia means battling parents, racism and expectations

Fashion is a tough industry for anyone, but with family pressure and ingrained societal prejudice being Asian can make it even more difficult.
Yuzuha Oka
3.8.16
Culture

'banana' magazine shines a light on asian creatives

Co-founders Vicki Ho and Kathleen Tso discuss media representation, Aziz Ansari, and what’s in store for issue two.
Hana Beach
11.18.15