Featured Art

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 fighters. This article was originally published by American Theatre. Do you want one more tale of a Vietnam girl? —Miss Saigon by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil Growing up, my dad always told me, “Every Vietnamese family has a remarkable story.” I …(read more)

PHỎNG VẤN VỚI ĐINH LINH: “NGHỆ THUẬT LUÔN CÓ TÍNH CHÍNH TRỊ”

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)