Kim is currently an Aunspaugh Fellow with UVA's Department of Art. In their free time, they love watching Moonlight director commentaries or films in general, being a mediocre cook, and exploring fashion. As a queer artist of color, their work often reflects a desire to unpack the spaces we live in and the identities we hold close as a means to push for social justice. Their portfolio can be found at kimsalac.com
I drive, gripping my steering wheel, towering electric poles zooming by like lanky giants.
“Why do you think you still have to stay there, after everything that’s happened?” my best friend whispers, her concern ringing out in this childhood bedroom. Nestling my head into the crook of my arm, I struggle to open my eyes, puffy and bloodshot from the evening.
Over black, a distant melody breaks through: the SOUND of waves crashing on a shore, an undulating rumbling in the distance...
INT. A CRAMPED, DECREPIT SPACECRAFT - NIGHT