As Asian creatives like BTS, Bong Joon Ho, Priyanka Chopra, Hassan Minhaj and Ali Wong shoot into global popularity, why not get acquainted with some of the crazy talented Asians right on your doorstep?
Here are 5 contemporary Asian Australians creatives breaking down the model minority myth for that sweet, sweet representation.
1. Joy Li
Joy Li is a Sydney-based graphic designer who uses art the intersectionality between design and gender and cultural studies. Li’s work is a proud embodiment of the uniquely Asian Australian hyphenated identity. Her “Li General Store” project represents “a range of Chinese and immigrant identities…through the ownership, manipulation and display of a distorted Orient,” becoming finalist in the 2018 Adobe Design Achievement Award!