I met Dave Kyu from the Asian Arts Initiative at the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Festival in Philadelphia in May of 2017. He was promoting a number of artistic installations that the Asian Arts Initiative is placing in and around the Chinatown section of Philly. Dave spoke with passion about how the Initiative is slowly but surely transforming the neighborhood into a more expressive and inclusive environment.Asian Pac
Indeed, the voices expressed in art go above and beyond other ways of communication and tie directly to the psyche. It gives voice to the otherwise voiceless, allowing a opening for new avenues of communication from people who may have otherwise never encountered.