Interview - Perry Yung

Perry Yung was born in Oakland, California in 1964 and grew up in a Chinatown neighborhood surrounded by first-generation immigrants. Although most of his primary and secondary education took place in the Bay Area, Perry spent some years in Texarkana, TX during junior high, before his father passed away from cancer. He later pursued a degree in art at SF state, embracing his passion for art and music, as well as satisfying his interest in Asian American history with a minor. Seeking activism in a larger environment, he moved to NYC with the hopes of doing dance and music. He joined the performance art industry and quickly gained experience in acting, film, and theater. Perry is now deeply immersed in an interdisciplinary lifestyle that integrates contemporary music, art, dance, film, and activism.

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