CULTURAL TECHTONICS

I <3 LA.
This photo is from a longer KCET article about legal history of immigration in LA, more specifically Koreatown. The article describes the change towards temporary and affluent immigrations in legislation during the 1990s that led to the increased development of and investments in Koreatown. The article itself seems a bit “glossy” over the more complex issues surrounding immigration in Los Angeles but it does remind me why I love LA.  View Larger

I <3 LA.

This photo is from a longer KCET article about legal history of immigration in LA, more specifically Koreatown. The article describes the change towards temporary and affluent immigrations in legislation during the 1990s that led to the increased development of and investments in Koreatown. The article itself seems a bit “glossy” over the more complex issues surrounding immigration in Los Angeles but it does remind me why I love LA. 


This is a beautiful book, a great addition for bibliophiles. However, it&#8217;s very western centric with occasional mention of Russian and Japanese print media. Disappointing but not surprising. I would love to see an additional volume that draws from wider examples. View Larger

This is a beautiful book, a great addition for bibliophiles. However, it’s very western centric with occasional mention of Russian and Japanese print media. Disappointing but not surprising. I would love to see an additional volume that draws from wider examples.


Saigon NOW: A short video, with pretty images of streets and highways. It also features the new Thu Thiem tunnel which goes under the Saigon River and connects district 2 to district 1.