Tag: Huffington Post

IMA student and artist Betty Yu featured on Huffington Post

IMA student Betty Yu was featured in the article, Artists Transform Old Chinatown Beauty Parlor into a Creative Playground, on Huffington Post which reviewed the interactive installation, Through The Parlor. Reported by Priscilla Frank, the article explores the work of the artists whom put together the interactive gallery using various media to explore the culture that grows in the space of a hair salon, in terms of capital, labor and cultural identity. Betty Yu was one of the artists apart of Through the Parlor whom has contributed her interactive installation, WORKShifts, to the exhibition.

Through The Parlor runs until December 14th at 24 Rutgers street Chinatown. It is open on Wednesday to Sunday from 1:00-7:00PM.

IMA graduate Sam Feder featured on Huffington Post

IMA graduate student Sam Feder was featured on the Huffington Post, Beyond Transition: Documentaries Capture Rich, Complex Transgender Lives. The article talks about the portrayal of transgender people in mass media and progressing from the tragic image they are given to capturing more rich and complex portraits of trans folks. The article introduces Sam’s current project, Kate Bornstein Is a Queer and Pleasant Danger along with 5 other projects highlighting trans artists.