A national portrait + video collection dedicated to the Queer Asian American Women & Trans* community. The Visibility Project breaks barriers through powerful imagery and storytelling.
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Diving Deep into #PulseOrlando – Guest speaker on APEX Express

On June 23rd, Visibility Project Director, Mia Nakano was a guest host on APEX Express and moderated a discussion around how #PulseOrlando impacted the LGBTQ AAPI community, particularly with Queer Muslims. Download or listen to the program here. Tonight on APEX Express, we have guest host Mia Nakano with the Visibility Project, a national portrait...
CALIFAS: Exhibition in San Francisco

CALIFAS: Exhibition in San Francisco

Califas Exhibition Reception: Califas Festival Opening Ceremony & Reception: Wednesday October 2, 6pm Exhibition: October 2 – December 21, 2013 Where: 925 Mission Street SF CA 94103 Gallery Hours: Tuesdays – Saturdays, 12–6pm, FREE If California were a country, as of 2012 it would have been the 9th largest economy and the 34th most populous...
Revolve: Art and Social Change Symposium

Revolve: Art and Social Change Symposium

Visibility Project Director, Mia Nakano, is speaking in Philadelphia on October 5th at the Leeway Foundation’s “Revolve: Art and Social Change Symposium“. Join us on Saturday, October 5, for a day-long event that will convene artists, activists, cultural workers, organizers, scholars, and community leaders to celebrate examples from the past two decades where artists and...
Philadelphia Shoot  // June 23, 2013  //  Register now

Philadelphia Shoot // June 23, 2013 // Register now

Confirmed Date Sunday, June 23, 2013 Location William Way LGBT Community Center 1315 Spruce St. Philadelphia, PA 19107 Are you eligible This project is open to Queer Asian American Women, Gender non-conforming, and Trans people only. If you are a gay/bi asian american cis male, or queer person of non Asian/Asian American descent, please let...
June exhibition + lecture with hotpot! in Philly | 6.21.13 (6-8p)

June exhibition + lecture with hotpot! in Philly | 6.21.13 (6-8p)

LEEWAY FOUNDATION EXHIBITION + VISIBILITY PROJECT PANEL WITH HOTPOT! Excited to announce the first Visibility Project Panel discussion, along with an exhibition, at the Leeway Foundation in Philadelphia. In May 2012, I had the wonderful opportunity to work with several members of a Queer API Women + Trans group in Philadelphia called hotpot!. Four members...
The future of the Project!

The future of the Project!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS! Wanted to send a huge shout out to all the folks who donated and people who lent their support by fundraising, sharing our page, and spreading the word about this work. Here’s a little snippet of whats in store for the future. Next month the “SEX” issue of Hyphen magazine...
Donate today and keep your support going by getting 5 other folks to contribute!

Donate today and keep your support going by getting 5 other folks to contribute!

   
Atlanta, GA  // Feb. 2nd // Register now!

Atlanta, GA // Feb. 2nd // Register now!

Confirmed Date Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 Location 365 Poplar Lane Way Decatur, GA 30030 Are you eligible This project is open to Queer Asian American Women, Gender non-conforming, and Trans people only. If you are a gay/bi asian american cis male, or queer person of non Asian/Asian American descent, please let me know asap. You...
Creating Change 2013

Creating Change 2013

I’m headed to Creating Change in Atlanta and am excited to get to meet some really amazing folks there. I’ll be scheduling a few shoots at the conference so please give me an email to participate in this awesome project. mia (at) visibilityproject (dot) org Click here for details about shoots!
Durham, NC  // Shoot date, April 28th, 2013

Durham, NC // Shoot date, April 28th, 2013

Confirmed Date CANCELLED DUE TO FAMILY EMERGENCY About the shoot Each session takes about 60 minutes. It begins with a super mellow interview questions like: Where were you born? How old are you? What’s your ethnicity? Why did you choose to participate? The second part still photography. Minimalistic images against a solid background. Image +...