AAPI Activism shuts down “Kimono Wednesdays” at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.
Stand Against Yellowface @ the MFA:
- List of protest organizers’ Demands and Charges
- FAQs of the Protest
- Stand Against Yellowface @ the MFA Tumblr
Follow Amber Ying on Twitter
BigRedAndShiny: Demonstrators Protest Cultural Appropriation in MFA Galleries
Our Post on Yellowface at AAMSF (02/24/15): Yellowface is Such a Drag
Of course, what would an AAPI protest be without a counterprotest on behalf of honorary white status:
Just a reminder that Orientalism is indeed integral to white supremacist structural racism (and no need to call it “neo” Orientalism, because after centuries of investment in this system of “knowledge,” it is liberal fantasy to believe it ever went away—case in point: the genealogy of East Asian studies at major US universities, aka “American Orientalism“).