Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sarah Nguyễn reflects on incorporating people-first and disability-first language in archival description, to balance searchability with flexibility and adaptability.
Archiving Fellow Sumi Matsumoto reflects on her first summer working with World Arts West to develop an archival database that will support a web portal making available the rich archives of the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.
Immigrant artists are culture-bearers. They dedicate their lives to teaching and creating works of significant artistic and cultural value while building consequential communities in their adopted country.
Otherness is pernicious in the dance world. Three artists with indigenous or immigrant perspectives embrace, push against and integrate their identities with social consciousness.