For two decades, Ricepaper Magazine published profiles, Q&A, and interviews from some of the most prominent artists, scribes, and influencers in the Asian Canadian community. The Ricepaper Second Serving series offer readers a chance to look back at our history and remember some thought-provking words spoken and written by those who helped change it.
It’s hard for a lot of people to relate to this lifestyle because there’s criticism from every angle, especially being Asian. There’s the family, the society and the culture. Acting is something you do when you drop out of high school. Meanwhile, I have a university degree in theatre. I find a lot of pride and respect the craft immensely. That also keeps me going: the idea that I’m going into uncharted territory for an Asian actor. – Rick Tae
“The Kitchen Godiva’s New Dishwasher” by Alan Woo from issue 9.4. Click here to see Ricepaper Magazine’s archive.