Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) artists are often left out of the conversation, especially when it comes to representation in the media. “There has been a very long-standing history of invisibility and narrow representation of Asian Americans in media,” says Chriistine Minji Chang, the global executive director of Kollaboration, in an interview with NPR. Kollaboration is an organization that works to create spaces for Asian American musicians. In the spirit of creating space, this article highlights four upcoming and established AAPI artists, as well as their incredible work.
“HOME” is a seven part series addressing the personal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the artist’s mental health. Here’s the final part.