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Kristina Wong

Kristina Wong and Alice Tuan are the Statler and Waldorf of Asian American Theater.

I WANT TO BE AN UGLY AMERICAN*

There is that school of world travel that poo-poos “traditional tourism.” It lampoons camera-happy tourists as “grifter anthropologists.” It insists that to truly travel, you must forgo colonial comforts and live like a local.

In Conversation

Alice Tuan and Kristina Wong

Well the thing is, Wong, you're doing it! Your show, Kristina Wong: Sweatshop Overlord, basically makes huge space and shows how the Auntie Sewing Squad got mobilized to make 350,000 masks—it called a lot of attention, helped our country, and made a national community of folks that are bonded forever—that's what we want!

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2022

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