Paul Wong

“25 years ago, I looked around and didn’t see what I wanted to see, and that was work that spoke to me about questions that I was asking, questions that had denied answers by my community, my family, and particularly the art world, the film and television industries. I set out to answer some of those questions and ended up producing a series of exhibitions culminating with Yellow Peril Reconsidered that features twenty-five Asian Canadian photo, film and video artists. That was not an easy task, it was produced against all odds from people who did not want me asking those questions and did not want to be focusing on identity politics, racism, and Chinese or Asian Canadian sensibility.”

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