Featured Art

Artist Profile: Trung Pham

diaCRITICS highlights artists of the Vietnamese Diaspora. TRUNG PHAM Painting from the “Wound” series TPham: A single vertical or horizontal line cutting across the middle of the canvas appears like a deep cut into the surface and leaves a rough and weathered look at the edges.  These richly textured lines offer a glimpse of meditation whether it is the moment …(read more)

Profiles in Art: Trinh Mai

diaCRITICS highlights artists of the Vietnamese diaspora. Trinh Mai Upcoming / Current March 10: Art: A Passage to Unearthing History …(read more)

I Am Miss Saigon, and I Hate It

Diep Tran reflects on how the musical “Miss Saigon” perpetuates Orientalist stereotypes and narratives in which the Vietnamese are victims, not …(read more)


Cuộc phỏng vấn với Đinh Linh– nhà thơ, nhà văn viết truyện hư cấu, dịch giả, nhiếp ảnh gia người …(read more)

Interview with Linh Dinh: “Art is Always Political”

An interview with Linh Dinh– a Vietnamese American poet and fiction writer, translator, photographer, and Pew Fellow- discusses the challenges …(read more)

Jade Hidle: An Interview with Artist Dustin Nguyen

Recently diaCRITIC Jade Hidle met and interviewed artist Dustin Nguyen at the San Diego Comic-Con International, the biggest annual convention in …(read more)

A Thousand Pictures Tells a (Epic) Story: Interviewing GB Tran

How to write with pictures and draw with words: GB Tran accomplishes this in his graphic novel, VIETNAMERICA: A Family’s …(read more)