By Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
MAY 2021 | Critics Page
When I transitioned, I was no longer seen as somewhat-Asian-looking. I was whitened. The features that highlighted racial difference for othersmy short black hair erect, frontward, like a ball caps bill; bushy brows; a rounded face with apple cheekswere resignified when my hair grew into long tresses, my brows were tweezed, and the curvature of my face became a laudable feminine quality. The racist image of the Asian-American man helps me pass as a white woman.
By Katherine Siboni
FEB 2021 | ArtSeen
Steinbachs objects, in their adjacencies and juxtapositions, behave like linguistic signs. Their meanings are both inherent and contingent, organized along the structural grammar of figure and ground constituted by his shelf supports. Presented in succession, each item yields new axes for comparison.