Volunteers in the spotlight: Ilgin Emek

Leestijd: 4 minuten Every few weeks we like to put one of our amazing volunteers in the spotlight. By doing this we all get to know each other a bit better. Because you might have been wondering who all the people are that are working on the stories and illustrations you read and see here at Asian Raisins.

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Stop Hanky Panky Shanghai Survey

Leestijd: < 1 minuut Asian Raisins needs your help! East and Southeast Asian Dutch people experience anti-Asian racism on a daily basis. The so-called birthday song “Hanky Panky Shanghai” is the epitome of how normal anti-Asian racism is in the Netherlands. Today it is often said by people that; Hanky Panky Shanghai ‘is no longer sung in schools. On the other hand, we get a lot of sounds that it still happens frequently. So we need proof for a future campaign “Stop Hanky Panky Shanghai”. Can you help us with this?

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Kelly’s Story

Leestijd: 5 minuten FOTO MET DANK AAN KELLY EN TESSELY. Oftentimes we imagine the Netherlands as a tolerant and welcoming place. Even if we have our own issues with racism and discrimination, violence is out of the question. Nonetheless, the reality of racial discrimination can be disheartening and deeply personal. We at Asian Raisins were shocked and saddened […]

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Leestijd: 3 minuten A.E.P.O.C. creates connections between different POC communities from within the arts and creative industries from all different kinds of disciplines. From visual artists to musicians; from performing artists to curators; from organizers to writers.

Communities often establish themselves separate from others. That is extremely effective and powerful. However, at the same time, it’s imperative that we work together; that we work on building cross-associations and networks to reinforce each other. A.E.P.O.C.’s focus lies on the artistic practice and growth, exchanges within disciplines and the business side of the field.

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Anti-South Asian Racism in the Netherlands

Leestijd: 6 minuten Written by Tamara Gan Kristensen, writer at Asian Raisins and an international student in Amsterdam. Having grown up in Asia as Eurasian, Tamara combines her past experiences and her current experiences in the Netherlands to confront racism through her writing. In this article, she writes about the inclusion of South Asian experiences in the movement […]

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Opinion: Why I write about racism

Leestijd: 3 minuten Thu Bui is schrijfster voor Asian Raisins, geboren in Saigon, Vietnam en woont momenteel in Nederland. Lees hier haar column ‘Why I Write About Racism’…

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