HYPHEN: Asian-American, the space between

My alma mater Boston College has always been known for its white Irish Catholic identity. While there is nothing inherently wrong about this, the minorities like me often felt a bit out of place.

I’m encouraged that the Asian-American community at BC is expressing themselves in this new community art project, HYPHEN. Their Facebook page is here:¬†http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=106267756060851

Modeled after the Postsecret blog, submissions come in the form of postcards expressing aspects of the Asian-American experience, whether on-campus or off-campus. The submissions range from the comical to the downright inflammatory.

Here are some notable submissions so far: