• Issue
  • May 01, 2023

Dispatch: Los Angeles: Leaning In, All at Once

FAC XTRA RETREAT (FXR), a studio art and pedagogy-themed performance by EI ARAKAWA, PATTY CHANG, PEARL C. HSIUNG, AMANDA ROSS-HO, ANNA SEW HOY, SHIRLEY TSE, and AMY YAO at REDCAT, Los Angeles, 2023. Photo by Angel Origgi. Courtesy REDCAT.

On the night when multiple Asians and Asian Americans won Academy Awards— most notably for Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)—I reflected on the Los Angeles art community from the perspective of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).