The Nikkei Student Union (NSU) at UCLA hosts an annual Cultural Night at Royce Hall, traditionally held around February 19th to coincide with the signing of Executive Order 9066 in 1942. The production showcases various talents unified by a cultural theme, providing a fresh perspective on Japanese American culture. This year's production aims to explore the impact of cultural and historical influences on the development of Japanese American families.
During my time at UCLA, I volunteered as a graphic designer for several NSU Cultural Nights. I designed flyers for distribution on Bruin Walk and throughout the community in Westwood and Little Tokyo. Additionally, I created the program handed out to attendees, which included information on the synopsis, drama cast, and performance groups. As a Japanese American, it was a pleasure to design for the NSU Cultural Nights as the stories and themes were relevant to my own experiences.
The examples below are the most relevant designs.