2019 - JamFest is an outdoor summer music and art event in Seattle's Chinatown-International District, where the community is invited to celebrate the neighborhood’s historic alleyways. Enjoy pop up art installations, live music and performances, mahjong and arcade games, local vendors, and a Happy Hour Food Walk.
Check out jazz performances in Canton Alley and explore today's experimental scene with artists who are shaping the future of APIA music in Maynard Alley. Celebrate the international flavor of our community and all the CID has to offer.
2017 - Shifting Movements a multimedia exhibition featuring over 40 artists primarily from Asian American, Black, and Latinx communities, illuminating the legacy of intersectional revolutionary social activist Yuri Kochiyama.
The artworks highlight the values and themes which guided her, and the incredibly diverse people, struggles, and movements that inspired a lifetime commitment to fighting for a more humane and just world. Kochiyama showed up for the marginalized and inspired artists across multiple cultures and generations.
2016 - A mural project to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Center for Asian Pacific American Students. The piece critiques the blind and corporate consumption of Asian American culture, and the internalized costs of this injustice. Below, depicted are labor leaders, social reformers, and activists [from left to right] Yuri Kochiyama, Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Larry Itliong, Haunani-Kay Trask, Philip Vera Cruz, and Grace Lee Boggs.
These individuals, along with the communities and movements they are affiliated with, hold the table up.
Created by: Everest Strayer, Alexa Strabuk, Alaina Orr, and the Asian Pacific Islander American community at Pitzer College.