Porpor and I: the interview

By Dylan Goh from Recipes for Resistance, 2021. “Porpor and I: the interview” was recorded around the time of the Dragon Boat Festival (龙船节). This day typically involves the gathering of family to eat zongzi (粽子) – a glutinous rice dish stuffed with ingredients and wrapped in bamboo leaf. In the time of COVID-19, thisContinue reading “Porpor and I: the interview”

Turning the kitchen into a feminist space

By Nirmitee Mehta from Recipes for Resistance, 2021. For the first 23 years of my life, the kitchen was a no man’s land as far as I was concerned. Ask me to fetch anything from there that wasn’t a finished product or put anything together and you’d be met with a blank stare. A littleContinue reading “Turning the kitchen into a feminist space”

A Seamstress and a Green Dress

By Ivanova Anjani from Unwritten Stories, 2019. It was the early 70’s in Indonesia. In a military man’s humble home in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, a little girl had just made a wallet out of fabric scraps from her mother’s sewing projects. A large grin formed as she held her first ever labour of love, whichContinue reading “A Seamstress and a Green Dress”

Beware of the old white grandpa at point chev beach

By Aiwa Pooamorn from Have You Ever Been With An Asian Woman Before?, 2019. Full title: Beware of the old white grandpa at point chev beach, he walks there every afternoon. If you go to point chev beach the one with the glory hole toilet an old white grandpa in a faded polo t-shirt greyContinue reading “Beware of the old white grandpa at point chev beach”