Shing Yin Khor is a Malaysian-American cartoonist and installation artist exploring collections, immigrant identity and memory, new human rituals, and collaborative worldbuilding at the intersection of race, gender and immigration. A 2019 Kickstarter Thought Leader, they won an Ignatz in 2018 with their minicomic Say It With Noodles, and their forthcoming graphic novel, The American Dream? A Journey on Route 66 is out in August. They co-founded the endurance art event Resistance Cranes, which raises money for low income refugee and immigrant causes, founded the Wiregrid Grant program for new exhibiting convention artists, leads the Three Eyed Rat, an immersive installation crew building small stories in large scale structures, and co-organizes Wayward, a creative retreat and intentional community for womxn and genderqueer people.
They are currently working on The Legend of Auntie Po for Kokila (Penguin Random House) for a 2020 publication date.
See them at SPX in the White Oak Room on Saturday, September 14th at 12:00 pm in a panel titled “Queer Sci-Fi and World-Building.”