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  • 1. YELLOW FACE A history.
  • 2. Ever hear of the term blackface?
  • 3. Similarly, yellowface is thepractice of applying prostheses orpaint to simulate a crude idea ofwhat “Asians” look like.
  • 4. THEPROCESS
  • 5. The transformation of ShirleyMacLaine
  • 6. Yellowfacemeans morethan a non-Asian personwearing make-up to lookAsian.
  • 7. It is non-Asianbodies (usuallywhite) controllingwhat it means to beAsian on screen andstage, particularly inlead/major roles.
  • 8. Do you wantthem torepresentyou?
  • 9. Thank goodness our society is over yellowface, right?
  • 10. WRONG!
  • 11. What aboutthese people?
  • 12. What does this mean for you?
  • 13. Why
  • 14. can’t
  • 15. they
  • 16. just
  • 17. have
  • 18. Asian
  • 19. American
  • 20. Actors
  • 21. and
  • 22. Actresses
  • 23. Presentation by Liz S. Jang & Tony K. ChoiMade for SYEP ’11 @ KRC Feel free to distribute, give credit where it’s due. No copyright infringement intended. For educational purposes only.
  • 24. Slide 30 Columbia PicturesImage Credits Slide Slide 31 32 20th Century Fox Walt Disney PicturesSlide 1 flickr/Sid Andrew Slide 33 Metro Goldwyn-MeyerSlide 2 flickr/whsimages Slide 34 flickr/DrachmannSlide 3 flickr/brizzlebornandbred Slide 35 flickr/ADiamondFellFromTheSkySlide 4 flickr/coreyann Slide 36 Tony Choi Slide 37 flickr/CrespoEventsSlide 10 (right) DVD Beaver Slide 38 flickr/92ytribecaSlide 11 flickr/thomashawk Slide 39 flickr/Loren JavierSlide 13 flickr/lobraumeister Slide 40 flickr/orayzioSlide 14 flickr/laughingsquid Slide 41 flickr/jeffhenshawSlide 21 (left) TV Trivia Tribute Slide 42 flickr/greginhollywood Slide 43 flickr/nohodamon(right) I Won’t Love You Long Time Slide 44 flickr/nohodamonSlide 22 Tony Choi Slide 46 flickr/Korean Resource CenterSlide 23 flickr/Barack ObamaSlide 29 Paramount PicturesSlides 16-22: The Makeup GallerySlides 25-27: Racebending