USAAF 2019

THE UNITED STATES OF ASIAN AMERICA FESTIVAL 2019 - COLLECTIVE // MEMORIES

The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center of San Francisco announces the 22nd Annual United States of Asian America Festival: Collective // Memories

See the USAAF 2019 Online Calendar for dates, details and tickets!

About the USAAF 2019

Individual artists, arts groups, and arts organizations are will presents artistic events occurring in May-June 2019 as part of the United States of Asian American Festival (USAAF).

FESTIVAL THEME | Subject(s) of your program(s) and/or event(s) focus on themes related to Pacific Islander and Asian American themes and culture, connecting specifically to this year’s theme of COLLECTIVE // MEMORIES:

  • Celebrating and remembering Asian and Pacific Islanders who have made lasting cultural contributions in our communities.
  • Empowered community building during times of loss and turmoil to create spaces of sanctuary and healing.
  • Honoring our shared histories as Asians and Pacific Islanders in America and how they inform our present and our futures.

Click here to read more about Festival Awards and Levels of Support.


Festival Artists

The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center is thrilled to announce the presenting artists for the United States of Asian American Festival (USAAF) coming in May-June 2019!

FEATURED ARTIST
Irene Tu

FOCUS ARTISTS
Boondock Squad
Eth-Noh-Tec (Nancy Wang)
GAPA Theatre
Mister REY
Resilience Archives
Sally Wen Mao
Sami See
‘Ulumau Collective

SHOWCASE ARTISTS
JAGAH
Nina Bazan Sakamoto & Maya Fuji
S//M Productions
Rooted Recipes Project

MEMBER ARTISTS
Jason Bayani
Kearny Street Workshop
Kularts
Queer Fuckery
QWOCMAP
SAMMAY

 

After a very competitive jury process, the selected artists best reflected the festival's goals towards diversity and artistic excellence while also embodying this year's festival theme: Collective // Memories.

 

USAAF 2019 Press Release

 


Online Application

Online Applications for USAAF 2019 are now closed. 

USAAF SUPPORTS | All mediums of art and culture (e.g., theater, storytelling, stand-up comedy, dance, performance art, solo performance, literary, panel discussion, music, visual art exhibition, performance poetry, film, spoken word, variety showcase, multimedia productions, multi-art productions, etc).

USAAF DOES NOT FUND | Benefits and fundraisers. Events not open or accessible to the general public. Events occurring outside of the city and county of San Francisco.*

 

APPLICATION WORKSHOPS |

One-on-one application workshops are available by appointment between October 22-November 2, 2018. Please schedule an appointment to speak with APICC's Artistic Director prior to the submission deadline.

Workshop Registration

 

 

 

Photo: The Round Rock Collective, Keeping, 2019. Image courtesy of artist.

The Round Rock Collective is a participating artist as part of the visual art exhibition Agrarianaa


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