This realization got me thinking about how steeped in colonialism I am. It’s hard because I have to acknowledge that the bias, racist attitudes and behaviour engrained in western society have influenced me. I like to think I’m free of racism but it isn’t possible, having been raised in colonialism, and anti-racist isn’t a label I can just slap on myself after I think I’ve done the work.
The Artist Spotlight series aims to celebrate creators at a time when art is being consumed the most. This week, graphic designer and doodle artist Celia Pang Kin Lan chatted with artsUNITÉ about her new life in Toronto, and how she shares her passion for nature, connection and positive thinking through her art and mural work.