The assignment is to create a hypothetical print-based project about a social and cultural topic.
"If I Don't Talk, Who Will?" focuses on a social issue, associated with the Asian American community in the United States. This book reveals the history and the struggle of the immigrants and celebrates the achievements of the community. "If I Don't Talk, Who Will?" also features the work of influential Asian American female activists and artists such as Yuri Kochiyama, Anna May Wong, Nellie Wong, Alison Ho, My Loan Dinh, Tina Kashiwagi, and Hee Sook Kim.
The title of the book "If I Don't Talk, Who Will?" is a quote from a victim of domestic abuse, Christine Lee, as she shared her story with NBC in 2017.
"If I Don't Talk, Who Will?" serves as a mean to communicate the rarely mentioned social and cultural topic. The book is formatted with a combination of French folded and Accordion folded pages, intending for a revealing effect. Bold typography with bright color choice emphasizes on important quotes, and statistics.
"If I Don't Talk, Who Will?" is a way to communicate through visual language, to raise awareness about the history and the present of the Asian American community.