Nora Taylor

From 1960s Saigon to 1975 London: Marcelino Truong’s Graphic Novels

Nora A. Taylor reviews Vietnamese-French illustrator Marcelino Truong’s graphic novels, including Une si jolie petite guerre, which brings to life 1960s Saigon through the eyes of a child Marco. This first volume of his autobiographical comic strip will be published in English this fall, as Such a Lovely Little War (Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press).  Just when you thought the war in Vietnam had been …(read more)

Congratulations to Photographer An-My Lê for Winning a MacArthur “Genius” Award

Born in 1960 in Việt Nam and emigrated to the United States in 1975, An-My Lê is a photographer whose …(read more)

Barley Norton’s Hanoi Eclipse: The Music of Dai Lam Linh

    In Barley Norton’s documentary film Hanoi Eclipse: The Music of Dai Lam Linh, produced earlier this year, the composer …(read more)

An afternoon with Tran Trong Vu

Visit to Tran Trong Vu’s house in Antony, France, June 27, 2010. A photo essay The painter Tran Trong Vu …(read more)

You say Dia, I say Địa

I love wordplay and have always admired artists who use words such as Lawrence Weiner and one of my favorite …(read more)