Profiles

Divorce and single motherhood aren't stopping New York cabbie Sayeeda Akhter's dreams of Bangladeshi pop stardom.

Rosalyn Menon
August 1, 2007

Cycles of Change promotes environmentalism while giving young people life lessons.

Mahru Elahi
August 1, 2007

An Oscar win for her documentary, Blood of Yingzhou District, is nice, but filmmaker Ruby Yang’s larger goal is to help victims of China’s AIDS crisis.

Philana Woo
August 1, 2007

From street corners to hidden histories, Steven Okazaki's documentaries tell untold stories.

Tomio Geron
August 1, 2007

Laurel Nakadate's video performance art reveals the hidden through chance encounters.

Rebecca Klassen
August 1, 2007

Artist Kana Tanaka takes blowtorching seriously.

Ravi Chandra
February 28, 2007

Asra Nomani leads a progressive Muslim women's movement.

Sadaf Siddique
February 28, 2007

How Rob Lok is changing the face of buffoonery, one gag at a time.

Dakota Kim
February 28, 2007

The good, the bad and the ugly in some of our favorites.

Neela Banerjee
February 28, 2007

A fledgling filmmaker learns how to stop worrying and just make her movie.

Leena Pendkarkar
February 28, 2007

Lyrics Born brings classic hip-hop back.

Vidya Rao
February 28, 2007

In small town Pennsylvania, Tao Lin writes on, with fewer abstractions.

Lisa Ko
February 28, 2007

Gene Yang's Catholic-inspired comics.

Momo Chang
February 28, 2007

Michael Arcega plays with language, politics and endangers a Chihuahua for the sake of art.

Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik
May 1, 2006

Four Asian American jokesters steal the show.

Neela Banerjee
May 1, 2006

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