Onsite Pau Hana Pū Kākou | POW! WOW!: The First Decade
with Jasper Wong, founder and lead director of POW! WOW! Hawaiʻi
Friday, July 23, 2021
4–5 p.m. HST
In person: Flanders Lawn, adjacent to Castle Memorial Building
Limited space available!
Exclusive to Bishop Museum Members: Free with online registration
Jasper will share about the history of POW! WOW! and how everything has led to POW! WOW! The First Decade: From Hawaiʻi to the World, presented by Hawaiian Airlines. Hear about what drives him as an artist, an educator, and POW! WOW! director.
Jasper Wong is an artist, illustrator, curator and art director. He is a man who wears many hats and best known for his art that is a unique clash of Asian-influenced pop culture on paper. Jasper Wong is also the founder of a gallery in Hong Kong called ABOVE SECOND. In its existence, both Monocle magazine and CNN have chosen it as one of the best galleries in the city.
The Pau Hana Seminar series is a bi-weekly live stream program by Bishop Museum researchers, collection managers, and community affiliates. These programs provoke engaging conversations on a wide range of topics related to culture and history in Hawai‘i and the Pacific.
Image: Jasper Wong painting a Toyota on Bishop Museum Campus, 2021. Image by Brandon Shigeta.