Tag: British + Chinese

Crazy Rich Asians – A Win for Representation?

Hailed as a breakthrough for Asian American representation in Hollywood, Crazy Rich Asians was the film of 2018. Performing well both critically and commercially, the film’s entirely Asian cast brings hopes (as well as demand) for increased diversity in Hollywood. With awards season in full swing, the film is still generating important conversations on diversity…

Growing Up As British Born Chinese

Being born in the UK, I never had memories of experiencing life in a context other than England, so growing up was, in a sense, quite ordinary. My parents, who immigrated as teenagers would probably have a much more colourful story to tell (don’t worry, I’m quizzing them right now). The city I grew up…

“Subtle Asian Traits” – Dual Identities via Internet Memes

Founded by a group of Asian-Australian high-school students, Facebook Group ‘Subtle Asian Traits’ has taken the internet by storm. Bonding over a shared cultural identity, groups members have rapidly doubled in size, reaching 1 million members. And it’s not just limited to Australia, the group’s members show the scope of the Asian diaspora across the…