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Astria Suparak’s ‘Asian futures, without Asians’ exposed Orientalism in sci-fi, and that’s needed

When the announcer welcomed Astria Suparak onstage at the UMMA’s Helmut Stern Auditorium, viewers naturally assumed she’d appear from behind the stage. But as tinkling tones and brooding synths played by musician Tammy Lakkis cut in from the speakers, Suparak seemingly apparated from the aisle in a finely tailored outfit that mixed her ancestral Thai […]