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‘Norte’ from the Philippines: A View from New York

By Nita Noveno | July 24, 2018 | Open City

Is the lack of agency in the movie’s characters a reflection of centuries of colonialism? A Fil Am writer explores.

A Living Room on Roosevelt Avenue

By Jai Dulani | February 7, 2017 | Open City

An art installation in Jackson Heights speaks about how immigrant communities in the neighborhood are experiencing policing and displacement.

Remembering in Vinyl

By Gary Sullivan | April 23, 2015 | Open City

Khmer record and film collector Nate Hun is part of a growing movement quietly reconstructing Cambodia’s tumultuous past.

Searching for Austin’s Asian American Soul

By Wena Poon | August 14, 2014 | Open City

I said I missed Asia. His elderly friend beckoned to me and showed me his smartphone–a video of a dance performance in China. Little girls singing shrilly. “If you miss it,” he beamed, “Just watch YouTube.”

The Hustle: Wattie Kalicharan, Painter & Student

By Tanwi Nandini Islam | April 16, 2014 | Open City

When I’m on the train, I draw a lot. I have absolutely no time for meditation. But when I’m painting, that’s…my meditation.”

A “Roving” Museum

By Anne Lagamayo | October 31, 2013 | Open City

A set of wind chimes hangs on a thin board, a short-wave radio emits bursts of Morse code, thin sheets of metal rustle on a crate.

Photographs: Paper Doll Immigrants

By Katherine Zhang | August 23, 2012 | Open City

John Clang’s “Beijing New York” is a product of some good old-fashioned cut and paste.

Comic Strip: “Excuse Me, Please!”

By Gary Sullivan | August 13, 2012 | Open City

A compendium of responses from video store clerks in Jackson Heights.

Takeshi Miyakawa Hearts New York

By Katherine Zhang | July 19, 2012 | Open City

Which is exactly why he got arrested.

Everything Is a Surface

By Rishi Nath | June 28, 2012 | Open City

Exploring a hidden history of Richmond Hill with iconic New York graffiti artist Alan Ket.

Lower East Side Memories

By E. Tammy Kim | June 20, 2012 | Open City

My comic ode to the neighborhood.

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