The Image

What does Asian Pacific America look like? We find strength not only in our aesthetic diversity, but in how we transcend societal standards. Our beauty flourishes outside the margins.

447

An Rong Xu
Brooklyn, NY
Spotlight Photographer

270

Judy Shintani
“Beginning the day with an after-shower selfie shot”

28

Kim Nguyen
Portland, OR
12:30pm: “First Communion Day at Saint Andrew.”

464

Dean Wong
Chau Duoc Su Temple | Seattle, WA
Spotlight Photographer

457

Rick Rocamora
“Sharmaine Guillermo, a 20 year old, holds a portrait of her brother Stephen Guillermo who was recently killed when he entered the wrong apartment after a night of drinking and partying.”
Spotlight Photographer

224

Bryan Thao Worra
Winchester, CA
“Sam is a newer monk at the Wat Lao in Winchester off of Leon Rd. He took his vows four months ago and previously lived in Hemet. He came from Vientiane before that.”

4

Jessi Devera
Honolulu, HI
“Images in REflection. Kapali.”
Spotlight Photographer

57

Sara Francini – The Border
New York, NY

460

Kristin Kouke
Honolulu Municipal Grounds | Honolulu, HI
“Beauty pageant contestants wait patiently. Shot at the 22nd Annual Filipino Fiesta.”

59

Chinchillic Carbine
San Francisco, CA
“One of the problems in a lot of the more popular comic books series’ is that a lot of the characters have idealized bodies. The men look like pro wrestlers, and the women look like fashion models. I want to mix things up, and not just for diversity’s sake. I find that a varied vast is more interesting. Also, go Giants!”

436

Sita Bhaumik

144

astrobuddha
South Pasadena, CA
“Beneath the Lemon Tree; Rockett Dylan Ito Wong and Zoe Phoenix Ito Wong pose with sculptures and masks in the backyard of their South Pasadena home.”

167

Renee Ya
Fresno, CA
“Miranda and Valerie’s Baby Shower”

254

Kristin Kouke
Honolulu Municipal Grounds | Honolulu, HI
“Shot at the 22nd Annual Filipino Fiesta held in Honolulu.”

6

Denise Hạnh Huỳnh and Brian James Ayers
Prospect Park neighborhood | Minneapolis, MN
“The Great Asian American Renaissance”

455

Junru Huang
“Asian American street fashion.”

522

An Rong Xu
Brooklyn, NY
Spotlight Photographer

12

Iranotion
“Standing in front of the enchanted hand woven textile T’nalak of the T’boli Master Dream Weavers of the Philippines.”

293

Nam Nice
“Grandma’s Hands”

463

Stuart Lee
Mill Valley, CA
“Visiting my father-in-law, Mr. Tsugio Kubota, a Nisei born in 1920. He was interned at Topaz, Utah Concentration Camp, worked as an Industrial Designer and did organic gardening since the 1960’s. Pictured here with his daughter Naomi (my wife) and caregiver, Elenoa, at his home. Naomi actively campaigned for the Japanese American Redress bill that passed in 1988.”

74

James Nagareda
Japantown | San Jose, CA
“Ashley at Nagareda Studio”

75

James Nagareda
Japantown | San Jose, CA
“A Shiba Inu, Daikichi’s first portrait at Nagareda Studio”

137

Norman Ko
San Diego, CA
“Hanging out at Grandma and Grandpa’s donut shop on a Saturday afternoon.”

150

Michele Carrico Domingo
Seattle, WA
12:16pm: “Maximo drives the fire truck.”

86

Andi Wong
“BFF Selfies – Celebrating Girls Who One Day Will Influence The World” Tea & Conversation with First Lady Anita Lee, Noosheen Hashemi and Mothers & Daughters Together”

294

Lovely Umayam
Frankfurt, Germany
“Dislocated by a mirror sculpture and psychedelic lines in Frankfurt. Sculpture by Tobias Rehberger, “Unerfreuliches aus Diskobay” 2008.”

181

Grace Hwang Lynch
San Jose, CA
“My nine-year-old son in the dugout at a baseball game.”

269

SuJ’n
Seattle, WA
“Maya, 10, breaks her attention from her art project to offer the photographer a toothy grin.”

306

Alan S. Chin
Sunset Park | Brooklyn, NY
10:11pm
Spotlight Photographer

283

Chansoda Roeun

290

Kim Yu
“Keep calm and drink #Boba”

292

Kelli K
“Snack break…”


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