Tags archives: taiwaneseamerican.org

  • Austin, Texas

  • I'm here in Austin, Texas, with other staff and board members of TaiwaneseAmerican.org as we hold our parallel conference with ITASA Midwest. Wide open spaces, lots of pretty buildings, beautiful blue skies. I'll be online less this weekend, but I leave you with these images for now.
  • Formosa Betrayed, Now Opening

  • Five years ago, in 2005, it was just an idea. A passion project being born. Starting today, February 26, 2010, the feature film Formosa Betrayed is playing in select theaters across the country. The Taiwanese American community has done an amazing job emphasizing the importance of this weekend (e[...]
  • Passion Project: TaiwaneseAmerican.org | Webdesign

  • Every so often-- more often than not, actually-- I get to spend my time working on projects I love. It's not just a coincidence, but a conscious effort to pursue what I find compelling. And while the idea of pursuing your passions is a common enough sentiment, I think many people perceive it too dif[...]
  • Alice Tong | San Francisco Headshots Photographer

  • It comes upon you and envelops you. It’s so warm and rich that you want to pull it around you and curl up in it. I'm not sure how such a sound comes out of her petite frame, but one thing is certain-- Alice Tong has a beautifully capitvating voice. I got ten thousand ways to say I love you and ni[...]
  • Taiwanese American Cultural Festival, SF

  • Wow. It's been a year. At this time last year, I was visiting the Bay Area and interviewing with Oakland Teaching Fellows. It's amazing to think how quickly life moves by. The week I was visiting also happened to be Taiwanese American heritage week, and I got to be here for part of the Taiwanese [...]
  • Shawna Yang Ryan

  • Shawna Yang Ryan is a talented hapa Taiwanese American writer whose debut novel, Water Ghosts, was just released on Thursday. This week, I met up with Shawna for a late-afternoon shoot on the UC Berkeley campus. Read the spotlight article we just posted on TaiwaneseAmerican.org and visit Shawna'[...]
  • Cynthia, Alanna, Alice: Singer-Songwriters

  • Three Taiwanese-American Female Singer-Songwriters It was an epic meeting as three Taiwanese American female singer-songwriters converged upon Berkeley and were introduced to each other for the first time. From left to right: Cynthia Lin from New York, Alanna Lin from Los Angeles, and Alice Tong [...]
  • Henry Chu

  • I seem to have let myself get backlogged with all my daily adventures! These images are from last week when actor Henry Chu came up from Los Angeles to do a second photo shoot with me. I met Henry over Thanksgiving dinner at Jon Lee's; Henry's one of the killers in Formosa Betrayed-- Taiwanese Ameri[...]