Alive & Present: Cultural Belonging in S.F. Chinatown & Manilatown is a 56-page comic featuring real contributors’ perspectives on belonging, as told through...
- 3 illustrated maps of 26 places of belonging.
- 5 personal histories: remembrances of special bonds with grandparents, family vacations, and memories of Manilatown and the I-Hotel.
- 4 spotlights on places of belonging: Portsmouth Square, Stockton Street, a boba café, and a youth empowerment program.
- 6 popular art and culture activities such as Lunar New Year, walking, listening, and—of course—eating!
Comics conceived and drawn by Christine Wong Yap. Translations by YY Zhu & Weiying Yu. Developed in collaboration with the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco and the Chinatown Arts & Culture Coalition.
Available in English and Chinese.