Sarah Kim

Sarah Kim

College: The monster in our head

College: The monster in our head

In the process of trying to look good to colleges on paper, it’s easy to lose track of what’s real. Throughout my high school years, I felt the college-focused monster in my head growing bigger as I pushed my family and friends away to focus on school. I stopped...

Sleep paralysis: the monster that haunts my nights

Sleep paralysis: the monster that haunts my nights

One night, I was enjoying a peaceful sleep when I suddenly felt awake. My natural response was to open my eyes and reach for my phone to check the time. My eyes opened, but I was unable to move any other part of my body. I could clearly see my room illuminated by the...

Untold stories of biracial Asians in America

Untold stories of biracial Asians in America

Sometimes you can’t see someone’s race by looking at the color of their skin or the shape of their eyes. I used to think that it was hard to fit in in America as an Asian, but I recently noticed that my...

‘LAX Presents’ enables artists to shine

‘LAX Presents’ enables artists to shine

In an effort to bring visual and performing arts into the large public areas in Los Angeles World Airports, LAX is now presenting live music in terminals in conjunction with the art exhibitions that have been running for more than a decade. LAX, the fourth busiest...

Historical political graphics shed new light on social issues

Historical political graphics shed new light on social issues

A temporary exhibition in the open food market, Mercado La Paloma, featuring protest posters relating to affordable housing, gentrification and resistance has been extended through July 16. The Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) curated the exhibit...

COLA celebrates its 20th anniversary at LAMAG

COLA celebrates its 20th anniversary at LAMAG

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the City of Los Angeles Individual Fellowship Program (COLA) has opened an exhibition showcasing works created by COLA artists throughout the fellowship’s history. Every year, COLA awards $10,000 grants to artists seeking to...

Body shaming: a hidden issue in our society

Body shaming: a hidden issue in our society

Too fat. Too skinny. Flat-chested. Hot piece of a--. These are remarks that girls have received for far too long, yet so many people choose to ignore the body shaming that is and has always been present in our lives. It’s all around us. When we walk to the supermarket...