"I like making people happy. I like making people smile. So a lot of the stuff I make I give to other people, that’s why I don’t have a lot of it physically. "
“Personally, I don’t feel like anybody’s art is bad or anybody’s is a failure.”
“Yeah; kids are really inspiring because they’re not afraid of failure.”
"When you get on stage and you let everything go. You’re just trying to be as vulnerable as you can to whoever is out there and try to connect with them."
"In the long run, I want to inspire others the way others inspired me because a lot of my art is a combination of other peoples art. "
"I think that when you listen to classical music, a lot of people experience the emotion from that. And if I can do that with photography - well, that's what I aim to do. "
"I have found myself in the arts, and that is the only choice I gave myself; that is the only thing I want to do."
"I can’t draw or paint. Photography and video were what I told myself I wanted to do with my life, so I just said, why not get started? "
"Art is the person that is doing it. It is a word that you can take within yourself. I'm art. We all are. It's just a magical word."
"Being a minority can affect my art in a way that inspires me more. But also as a dancer, there are many women who dance. But as a small non-white, Asian ballerina, it can be hard to find your place."