Tag Archives: slam poetry

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai releases 2nd spoken-word album, “Further She Wrote”

I met spoken word artist Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai when she performed in Denver during the 2008 Democratic National Convention (you remember, the cool one where Obama was nominated) for an APIA Votes gala for Asian Americans. She rocked the room with a too-short set, and I bought her first album of slam poetry from 2007, […]

Next up on visualizAsian.com: Slam poet Beau Sia

Erin and I are finishing off 2009 on visualizAsian.com’s AAPI Empowerment Series with slam poet Beau Sia, on Tuesday, December 8 at 6 pm PT (9 pm ET). If you haven’t heard of him, Beau Sia is a Chinese-American poet from Oklahoma City. He’s an artist who uses words as his paint and canvas, and […]

Next on visualizAsian: Kip Fulbeck – hapa artist, author, slam poet, professor

Photo by Suzanne Bernel Think of it as a racial mashup. We’re living in an era when the President of the United States is multiracial, and we’re changing our perspectives on ethnic identity — especially what it means to be Asian American. We’re moving beyond single cultural identification. Many of us are connected to our […]