This edition: January 2018Tweet
Original tape date: December 7, 2017.
First aired: January 2, 2018.
The Public Art Fund of New York is kicking off their 40th anniversary by unveiling their largest public art exhibit “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.” Over 300 works by Chinese dissident artist Ai Wei Wei are on display throughout New York City. Host Ernabel Demillo takes a look at why Ai Wei Wei is taking the art world by storm.
A new commemorative stamp marking Chinese Lunar New Year – the Year of the Dog (Feb 16, 2018) is making its debut and will go on sale at all United States Post Offices. Each year, illustrator Kam Mak creates a new stamp illustration that celebrates the annual tradition. Correspondent Tinabeth Pina goes behind the scenes with the creator and illustrator of the Lunar New Year stamp.
We all know the difference between studying from a text book and the chance to touch and experience what we learn first hand. The New York Historical Society has a new program for people hoping to become U.S. citizens that use art and experiential learning. Correspondent Kyung Yoon walks us through the Citizenship Project at the museum.
Correspondent Minnie Roh visits the world’s first vegan coat line, which uses recycled and organic fibers for its winter line. It’s a revolutionary concept that could create a new standard in the fashion industry.
Nicholas Baume Director and Chief Curator, Public Art Fund
Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart Founder, Vaute Couture
Kam Mak Illustrator, USPS Lunar New Year Stamp
Samantha Rijkers Manager of the Citizenship Project, New-York Historical Society
Jennifer Schantz Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, New-York Historical Society
Ya Yun Teng Digital Collections Coordinator, Museum of Chinese in America