The Wing’s exhibition that is new preconceptions about AAPI beauty

The Wing’s exhibition that is new preconceptions about AAPI beauty

By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly

Media images associated with beauty in the wherein Beauty Lies exhibition at Wing Luke Museum. (Picture by Kai Curry)

Where Beauty Lies, the exhibition that is newest at the Wing Luke Museum, assumes on the main topic of beauty, specially when it comes to Asian Us citizens and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).

just What comprises beauty? Whom determines what’s gorgeous? Just how can societal requirements become part of ourselves and, amidst the signals we receive all we realize our genuine selves around us, how do? These concerns, and much more, are thought when you look at the event developed by a community committee that is advisory Exhibit Developer Mikala Woodward, as well as other neighborhood contributors.

Where Beauty Lies is not only a museum event, but a conference. On starting on Oct. 11, staff wore beauty pageant sashes with slogans like “Decolonize Beauty. evening” regional artists and icons, such as drag performer Aleksa Manila, arrived demonstrating, by whatever they made a decision to wear, or otherwise not wear, the way they did their hair and makeup, or didn’t—the methods they respond to objectives of beauty and gender—with authenticity and empowerment. Continue reading “The Wing’s exhibition that is new preconceptions about AAPI beauty”