Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
As a kid I decided that having an interesting life took precedence
over conformity. That's proved to be a good decision to live
Caring for family & friends, caring for the environment, social
justice/anti-oppression causes -- all things I hold dear.
I like to work hard and play hard.
Generally adventurous about life - except food. Sorry, kind of
boring there. Though I once ate a deep-fried caterpillar in
Thailand... (kinda like a french fry)
Enjoy being physically active, try to take care of my body (and
mind and heart).
Family is important to me and I love mine. Culture is important to
me and I love mine (Chinese, Japanese, American). I respect that of
What I’m doing with my life
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Making multimedia performance art, directing/editing humorous
environmentally-themed music videos, writing in various formats,
traveling the world (esp. Asia) doing various art projects.
Newest performance telling my late-mother's life story and about
Asian American single motherhood (2013). Here's a sample:
Example of an art project in S. Korea (2011):
Funny music video I directed/edited (2012):
I also teach peer counseling classes (listening skills; assisting
people to work through emotional issues).
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Listening to stories, telling stories, most sports that involve a
ball (esp. baseball), video editing, fixing mechanical things,
inventing things, cooking, eating my own cooking, playing with
kids. Playing. Spelling. Washing dishes. Vacuuming. Seriously.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My paradoxical combination of serious intellectual depth and stupid
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Dreams From My Father, Angela's Ashes, The Right Stuff,
Bruce Lee: Artist of Life, Black Elk Speaks, Origins, You Gotta
Have Wa, The Last Man on The Moon, white pages of the phone book. I
read a lot of non-fiction, esp. history, often as research for my
artwork. Current: "The Golden Age of the Chinese Bourgeoisie,
1911-1937". It's hard to remember how to spell
Movies: American Hustle; August Osage County; Nebraska; Gravity;
Dallas Buyers Club; Saving Mr. Banks; The Book Thief. OLDER -
Manzanar Fishing Club; American Beauty; Field of Dreams; October
Sky; Apollo 13; Forrest Gump; Apocalypse Now; just about anything
Don't watch much TV. I like Castle, and not just because they
occasionally employ me.
Music: Everything, but especially Pat Metheny, Miles Davis, X,
Beatles, Prince, Alan Hovanhess, Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, Brian
Eno, Kymistry, Quetzal, Corrinne May, too many more...
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Family, friends, guitar, baseball glove & bat (counts as one),
MacBook, dental floss/toothpicks.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to create exciting, fun, powerful art.
How to help people (and myself) move through the things that get in
the way of living more freely and fully.
How to get rid of some of the stuff cramming my studio.
What is that weird noise outside at 4AM?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Working on some creative project. But I can be persuaded to do
something else, especially if it involves amusement park rides, ice
cream, or being in nature.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I cried during "Toy Story" when Buzz Lightyear realized he was just
a toy. :D
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