News

Thank you all for coming to Asian Arts Initiative's first official Virtual Spring Benefit. The event was a smashing success and we hope everyone who bought Benefit Boxes is happy with the cornucopia of goodies provided by sponsors and neighbors! For everyone else, we plan to make more mail-out care...
Read Philadelphia Gay News' profile on our Executive Director, Anne Ishii.
Asian Arts Initiative ED Anne Ishii penned an editorial for The Philadelphia Inquirer on the importance of resisting facile narratives to combat rampant discrimination against Asian Americans. As concerns abound about how the U.S. will recover from the economic blows dealt by the coronavirus, Asian...
Zain Alam is an artist and musician whose work explores the sonic life of minorities and the marginalized. Through histories provided and personal, his practice investigates how the act of borrowing transforms traditional notions of “authenticity” and the “auteur” in the digital age. He charts...
Asian Arts Initiative has a new logo and website! Some of you will have noticed we have been using the new logo and design for several months now, but we're making the identity OFFICIAL with the launch of this website. Big thanks to J2 for the logo and identity design, and Message Agency for the...