BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3148@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20110610T000000Z DTEND:20111231T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Originally a derogatory label derived from the Hawaiian word fo r &quot\;half\,&quot\; the word &quot\;Hapa&quot\; has been embraced as a term of pride by many whose mixed-race heritage includes Asian or Paci fic Rim ancestry. <em><strong>kip fulbeck: part asian\, 100% hapa</strong> </em> is an exhibition of portraits by artist Kip Fulbeck\, who traveled the country photographing Hapa of all ages and walks of life. Opening t o the public June 10 and running through the end of 2011\, <em>kip fulbec k: part asian\, 100% hapa</em> is a nationally touring and acclaimed exhib it addressing heritage and identity<em>.</em>\n\nFulbeck&rsquo\;s work see ks to address in words and images the one question that Hapa are frequentl y asked: <strong>&quot\;What are you?&quot\;</strong> By pairing portraits of Hapa&mdash\;unadorned by make-up\, jewelry\, and clothing&mdash\;alon g with their handwritten statements on who they are\, Fulbeck has produce d powerful yet intimate expressions of beauty and identity. The exhibit i s an artist&rsquo\;s attempt to explore Hapa&mdash\;who now number in the millions&mdash\;and it offers a complex perspective on the changing real ity of contemporary America.\n\nKip Fulbeck is an award-winning photograph er\, filmmaker\, writer\, and spoken-word artist whose work has been exh ibited worldwide. He is a professor and chair of Art at the University o f California\, Santa Barbara.\n\nThe traveling version of <em>kip fulbeck : part asian\, 100% hapa</em> is organized by the <a href="http://www.janm .org/">Japanese American National Museum</a> in Los Angeles\, California\, and is supported\, in part\, by the James Irvine Foundation. Programming was made possible in part by a grant from Oregon Humanities\, a statewid e nonprofit organization and an independent affiliate of the National End owment for the Humanities\, which funds Oregon Humanities grant program. Additional support has been provided by the University of Oregon in Portl and <em>Osher Lifelong Learning Institute</em> . SUMMARY:Exhibit -- kip fulbeck: part asian\, 100% hapa URL:/en/events/2011/06/10/exhibit-kip-fulbeck-part-asian-100-hapa/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR