The Eye Experiment

  My concentration focuses on the symbol of an ‘odd eye’ that captures both traditional and postmodern cultural phenomena. I created this symbol to demonstrate that traditional cultures are not just the thing of the past, but can harmoniously come together with postmodern ideas. By incorporating the traditional Korean designs and contemporary designs, I used various media and techniques to portray how the two distinctively different styles can create a unique harmony. I thought about the way that Brancusi simplifiedRead more

The 1st International Festival at EHS

From March 28 to April 1, the Cultural Ambassador Committee at Episcopal High School hosted the 1st International Festival to appreciate the cultures of 15 countries represented by our students. After three months of bringing different student clubs, contacting to performance groups outside of school, and planning decorations and activities, we could create an event that provides the school community to enjoy various cultures and promote diversity. Take a look at our video! EHS Website Article on the International WeekRead more

A Synonym for “Less American”

Let me tell you a few things. I’m 40% Korean, 40% Japanese, and 20% American. This does not mean I’m a descendent of Jeremy Lin nor I speak Mandarin. My mom has a last name Kim and first name Miyuki. This does not mean she is a chinc or a tiger mom. My grandmother is Japanese American, and she has a strong accent. This does not mean she is not American enough nor she should feel the shame of beingRead more

EHS International Week (3/27-4/2)

The Cultural Ambassador Committee is hosting the 1st International Festival from 3/27 to 4/2 on campus to appreciate the cultures of 13 countries Episcopal students come from. Each day of the week is assigned to each continent, and we’ll celebrate the art, food, and music of the countries represented by our students. We hope this to be an event that raises awareness on diversity, and give a voice to all students with various backgrounds.Read more