Category: What’s New

Launching: Virtual Asian American Art Museum (VAAAM)

The Virtual Asian American Art Museum (VAAAM) is a multi-year, inter-institutional digital humanities project, which launched in November 2018. It is led by the following major partners: the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, NYU Libraries, Getty Research Institute, Smithsonian Institution, DePaul University, Bowdoin Art Museum, San Francisco State University, Artl@s/BasART, and Japanese American Service Committee in Chicago. …

Thanushka Yakupitiyage / Ushka, Artist-in-Residence

“While the State escalates deportations, expands detention facilities, and broadens investments at the southern border, and with rollbacks threatening existing policies meant to address climate change, health care, LGBTQ rights, and more—I want to explore this ‘new normal’ and the role of artist-activists within it. During my residency, I plan to bring artists and activists …