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An Interview with Kip Fulbeck – Going Ballistic

By Oliver Wang, June 22, 2001 Kip Fulbeck’s plants his feet in a jigsaw world. At any given moment, he can be an artist/academic/author/actor/auteur/lifeguard (yes, lifeguard). Now a professor at UC Santa Barbara, Fulbeck first came to prominence with a series of film shorts focusing on everything from hapa identity (Banana Split) to interracial…

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The Kip Club

Terry Hong, A. Magazine June/July 2001 Kip Fulbeck is not your average performance artist. At age 35, he’s a tenured professor at UC Santa Barbara, does outreach programs for at-risk kids, was a nationally ranked swimmer and even ferries bugs outside instead of brutally squashing them. Most recently, he published his first book, Paper Bullets:…

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Hip Hapa

Soyon Im, Seattle Weekly June 7 – 13, 2001 WHAT DO YOU remember when you hear Morrissey sing, “Take me out tonight, where there’s music and there’s people who are young and alive”? For 36-year-old Kip Fulbeck, a professor of art at UC-Santa Barbara, that melancholy tune signifies the loss of his first love. At…

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