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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Chicago shoot dates: 10/11 & 10/12

Chicago shoot dates: 10/11 & 10/12

The Visibility Project is a national community powered media arts project. We document stories and use photography to create impact and make the Queer AAPI Women and Trans* community visible. Thanks so much for your interest in the Visibility Project. Stoked to work, engage, and build community. We are hosting two days of story gathering in Chicago!...
Apogee Journal Article

Apogee Journal Article

An editor of the Apogee Journal wrote one of the best articles about the Visibility Project to date. A huge thanks to Cecca Ochoa for the brilliant write up and thank you for your hard work. ABOUT APOGEE Apogee was founded by writers of color and international students at Columbia. Our dual purpose is to...
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...
Give OUT day for the Queer Cultural Center

Give OUT day for the Queer Cultural Center

QUEER CULTURAL CENTER – GIVE OUT DAY In 2012, I was honored to join the board of The Queer Cultural Center (QCC), one of the largest funders of queer artists in the state of California. We commission about 20 artists a year to create new work, and also provides training in to help the artists/groups...
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...
Free Tintypes to support API Equality Nor. Cal. (offer good til 7.1.13)

Free Tintypes to support API Equality Nor. Cal. (offer good til 7.1.13)

API EQUALITY – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA My good friend Monna Wong was recently appointed to be Executive Director of API Equality – Northern California, an org that works with the LGBT Asian Pacific Islander community to combat homophobia and transphobia in the API community while uplifting the voices and experiences of API folks within the LGBT...
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 +...
Internship

Internship

We’re asking for help contributing key components to the project. Specifically seeking folks who want to create social change and are interested in helping us cultivate a powerful national community resource. Peeps who are based in the Bay Are are ideal, but opportunities are available regardless of location. Must be reliable, consistent, and contribute up...
Washington, DC dates July 20th-24th

Washington, DC dates July 20th-24th

  We’re headed to the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance conference from July 19th – July 22nd [NQAPIA (en-camp-e-ah)], in Washington, DC. Between the workshops and speakers we’re going to be squeezing in a shoot or two. Click for info about shoot details and contact us if you’d like to schedule a session.
Portland date saturday  //  August 11, 2012

Portland date saturday // August 11, 2012

Register for a session here Date Saturday, August 11th, 2012 Times: 11a-5p Location Portland State University Queer Resource Center 1812 SW 6th Ave 458 Smith Memorial Student Union (in the north stairwell) Portland, OR About the shoot Each session takes about 45 minutes. It will start off with a super mellow interview where you’ll be...
NYC summer shoots

NYC summer shoots

Camping out in NYC for a few weeks this summer and we’re taking appointments for shoots. Contact us if you’d like to schedule a session.  The location is off the G-line in Brooklyn.  Click here for more info 
Portland, ME  //  Register now! Shoot date, Oct 21st

Portland, ME // Register now! Shoot date, Oct 21st

Confirmed Date Sunday, October 21st, 2012 Location Portland, Maine 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....