Category Archives: Politics

Othering vs. belonging: The search for representation & safe spaces

I attended the SUDS Writer’s Festival Panel: Race and Representation in Australian Theatre and Beyond a couple weeks back. We covered a lot of ground on the night, including topics such as migrant guilt, using stealth to promote onscreen diversity … Continue reading

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An ocean in between the waves

World Press Photo is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1955 that aims “to generate wide public interest in and appreciation for the work of photographers and other visual journalists, as well as to promote the free exchange of information.” … Continue reading

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Late to the boat

Over in Mexico and Guatemala, I was Japanese or otherwise mistaken for a being a local. In China, they ask me pointedly: “你看起来中国人但是你不是中国人” You’re not one of us, but you look like one of us… Likewise, the Germans: “If you’re … Continue reading

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