Stephanie H. Shih’s Food Ceramics Nourish Asian-American Memory — Garage

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— by Emma Specter: There’s been a lot of argument recently about who gets to make Asian food, but often lost in the debate over cultural appropriation is the importance of preserving Asian-American culinary traditions in their own right. These anchoring traditions, shared by professional chefs and home cooks alike, were on ceramicist Stephanie H. Shih’s mind when she began to painstakingly sculpt porcelain dumplings at her pottery studio, Gasworks Brooklyn…

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May 10, 2019 — 16:24


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