love bang! SEXperimental Music Video!

Artist Viet Le gives diaCRITICS readers an inside look into his project love bang! Through his sexperimental art music video, Viet Le explores Southeast Asian popular culture scene with a fantastic vision of queer love.  At the same time, Viet Le uses this sensational music video to reveal contradictions in modernity and memory of Southeast Asia’s fraught history of war …(read more)

From San Jose to the U.K. — In It to Nguyen It!

diaCRITICS was tickled to see this yearbook prank, by eight Vietnamese American teenage girls in California, make international news! First …(read more)

Jade Hidle: Responding to Alexandra Wallace’s “Asians in the Library”?

Did you hear about Alexandra Wallace?  Whether you did or not, diaCRITIC Jade Hidle opens up a discussion about two …(read more)

Birdemic: Shock and Terror – Making Me Want to Drink

Grab a drink (make that a few drinks) and settle down for an in-depth analysis of James Nguyen’s Birdemic, the …(read more)

Shock and Terror!: A Review of James Nguyen’s ‘Birdemic’

“Don’t try looking up Birdemic in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention!” This warning comes from diaCRITIC Michelle Ton, a graduate …(read more)

Việt Lê: ‘boy bang’ at Java Gallery in Phnom Penh

– Exhibition opening with special guest band Cartoon Emo: Thursday, November 4, 2010 6pm exhibition opening & 7:30pm concert FREE Artist talk: 5:30pm Sunday, …(read more)