This edition: June 2015Tweet
Original tape date: May 15, 2015.
First aired: June 19, 2015.
Host Ernabel Demillo reports from the Met’s “China Through The Looking Glass Exhibit,“ which features the largest exhibit of Chinese inspired fashion. This ambitious exhibit explores the impact and influence of China’s aesthetics on the imagination of Western fashion designers, including Ralph Lauren, Christian Dior and Roberto Cavalli. Each room is dedicated to a certain theme, including the artistry of filmmaker Zhang Yimou’s “Raise The Red Lantern” and the Academy Award winning film “The Last Emperor."
Reporter Minnie Roh interviews award winning fashion designer Anna Sui who talk about her global empire of clothing, fragrance and accessories. Anna Sui has become the most versatile designer of our time and is a favorite of Madonna, Keith Richards and other rock n’ roll celebrities.
Reporter Paul Lin interviews Muna Tseng, sister of photographer Tseng Kwong Chi who died of AIDS in 1990’s but left behind a decade’s worth of work. This is the first solo exhibit dedicated to his photographs and art at the Grey Art Gallery in Manhattan.
Eva Chen is the first Asian American and youngest Editor-In-Chief of Lucky fashion magazine (published by Conde Nast). Host Ernabel Demillo sits down with her to learn about her life, social media work, and what’s next in her career.
Geena Rocero is the first Asian American transgender model to grace the pages of fashion ads and magazines, including Glamour, Marriott Marquis and others. She’s been making headline news on television, advocating for the transgender population. Host Ernabel Demillo meets with Geena to discuss the changing landscape of transgender people.
Andrew Bolton Curator “China: Through The Looking Glass”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Eva Chen Editor-in-Chief, Lucky Magazine
Lynn Gumpert Director, Grey Art Gallery
Geena Rocero Fashion Model; Founder, Gender Proud
Anna Sui Fashion Designer, Anna Sui
Muna Tseng Sister of Tseng Kwong Chi
Kar-wai Wong Exhibition Artistic Director “China: Through The Looking Glass”, The Metropolitan Museum of Art