Artist Tak Toyoshima‘s Asian Americana is a series of paintings that he’s put together as a transposition of Asian culture onto famous American Icons such as Neil Armstrong, Abraham Lincoln, and even Malcolm X.
Tak is best known for his comic Secret Asian Man, which appears weekly in Dig Boston as well as online. I’ve known Tak for over a decade, but never actually got to sit down with him and discuss his work outside of being the Dig‘s Creative Director. We caught up with Tak at his event at Zuzu earlier this month to speak with his fans and explore his world of Asian American icons. If you haven’t caught the series, it runs until the end of this month at Zuzu. The paintings are also for sale and can be purchased by getting in touch Tak via his blog.
Camera, Editor, key grip | Stefan Cheplick aka “Miagi”
Writer, Director, Host, Executive Producer | Craig C Terlino
A Good American Production 2012©