“A Memories Chase” With Timothy Den of Ohvaur

What's your story? It's the simplest of questions with the most complex of answers guaranteed. For many Asian Americans, the answer begins with our parents emboldened by the pipe dream of a better life for themselves and their family. The roads leading towards this dream were tumultuous for so many generations preceding us, wrought with unfathomable hardships and obstacles.  For Timothy Den of the Chicago and Miami-based independent band, Ohvaur, these roads were a reality he experienced first…

"A Memories Chase" With Timothy Den of Ohvaur

What's your story? It's the simplest of questions with the most complex of answers guaranteed. For many Asian Americans, the answer begins with our parents emboldened by the pipe dream of a better life for themselves and their family. The roads leading towards this dream were tumultuous for so many generations preceding us, wrought with unfathomable hardships and obstacles.  For Timothy Den of the Chicago and Miami-based independent band, Ohvaur, these roads were a reality he experienced first…

Comic Artist Jerry Ma Wants You to Create an Asian Superhero

Taiwanese American comic artist Jerry Ma is taking part in The Sketchbook Project - a touring art exhibit comprised of multiple sketchbooks that will ultimately end up in the Brooklyn Art Library as part of their permanent gallery. His chosen theme is "Face in the crowd," and he plans to fill his sketchbook with Asian Superheroes that he wants you to help create! Jerry often tours schools & universities with his partners-in-crime Jeff Yang, Parry Shen and Keith Chow who helped to create the…

Taiwanese American Comic Book Artists at Comic-Con 2010

TaiwaneseAmerican.org’s Ho Chie Tsai takes you to Preview Night of Comic-Con 2010 in San Diego, CA to meet with four amazing Taiwanese American comic book artists as they share about their careers, projects, and influences. We follow artists Jerry Ma (Epic Proportions, Secret Identities), Cliff Chiang (DC Comics, Secret Identities), Bernard Chang (Marvel Comics, DC Comics, the BLVD studio), and Sean Chen (Marvel Comics, the BLVD studio) as they prepare for opening day of Comic-Con, a four-day…

Through the Eyes of Designer-Director Warren Fu

“Sorry I’m late!” my cousin Warren apologized when he showed up for our interview. “The Jimmy Fallon taping with Julian [Casablancas, lead singer of The Strokes] ran a little long.” I wish I could have that kind of excuse whenever I’m late to an engagement. This was, however, simply another day in the life of Warren Fu, director and designer. One of Warren's most notable designs is of General Grievous, the villain in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.  He also designed…