Australian-born Chinese writer Heidi Tai recently visited her father-in-law’s hometown in Vietnam. Through a personal reflection, Heidi explores the significance of knowing her family history and how seeing their stories with her own eyes has helped to foster gratitude for their sacrifices and to better understand the Eastern values they instilled in her from young.Read More
Happy Lunar New Year! While there’s fun in mixing salad for prosperity and receiving red packets, maybe you’re also feeling overwhelmed by family members badgering you for life updates. If this is you, Joy Li has you covered.Read More
This month we chat to the talented Nicholette C who is making her Perth Fringe Festival debut with a musical account of her journey as an Asian growing up in Australia.Read More
Jocelle Koh, founder of Asian Pop Weekly, talks about her unique passion, how her upbringing and cultural heritage has influenced this, and her thoughts on the influence of Asian pop music around the world.Read More
We had a chance to talk to Asian Creative Network’s founder, Han Ju Seo, about how it started, her personal creative journey, and where ACN is headed next.Read More
K-pop fans never thought that they would hear strong Aussie accents in a popular group, but the time has finally come. K-pop is slowly being integrated into the Australian music scene, partially due to Felix and Bang Chan from Stray Kids.Read More
"Where are you really from?
Like, where were you born?
Where's your family from?
Where are you REALLY from?”
Crystal Ngo might not be someone you’d typically place as a model. Not because she isn’t tall, willowy, and confident; nor is it because she isn’t sartorially savvy. In fact, Crystal ticks all these boxes. The reason why Crystal isn’t your ‘typical’ model, is simply because she is Asian.Read More
Collecting family stories and recipes are ways to preserve family history. In fact, it is partially the reason why I decided to create Food For Thought WA in the first place.Read More
Wilson Leung, a Chinese-Australian graphic designer from Sydney, explores the role of visual communicators in perpetuating unethical design in his honours design project, Please Watch Your Tone.Read More
The forlorn grandmas beckon by the moon and clouds in the sky. Here is a rendition of a snapshot by the balcony with a hummingbird's nest.Read More
This month we were lucky enough to chat with emerging filmmaker Zo Fan, whose work is strongly influenced by personal experiences, racism, and a desire to raise awareness of Asian culture.Read More
Asians are so hot right now but I, like many of my friends, have been around long before it was cool.Read More
A traditional recipe passed down from generation to generation. This recipe will be as easy as cooking rice with the finger technique.Read More
Growing up as a product of two markedly different cultures can be both a blessing and a (proverbial) ball and chain, with one often having to balance cultural identities and ideals that sit on opposite ends of the spectrum.Read More
Everyone has a different story to tell, and often, we don’t pause to ponder why someone may do things a certain way until we consider how their life experiences have shaped them into the person they have become.Read More