Monthly Archives: August 2019

Book Review: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a book-length letter of a 28-year-old gay Vietnamese American man to his mother. It is a letter she cannot read, but it doesn’t make it less important. Through impressionistic scenes, Little Dog, the novel’s narrator, builds not only a picture of the life he has with his mother but a landscape of love, memory, and ultimately history.

Chiêm Ngắm Đồng Hiện

Trong What My Eyes Behold Is Simultaneous (tạm dịch: Chiêm Ngắm Đồng Hiện ), triển lãm cá nhân của Thùy-Hân Nguyễn-Chí, trò chơi bóng bàn là hình tượng của vòng lặp ảnh hưởng giữa người với người trong những quy mô lớn nhỏ, xuyên không-thời gian.

Missing Piece Project Profile, Part 2: A Collective Interview

The Missing Piece Project is so incredibly important because it demands a transformation of memory, a rethinking of how history has rendered the war in Vietnam.
August 2019 News

News & Events: August 2019

Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Việt Nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora. ■ News from the Diaspora ■ MasterChef winner known as...

What My Eyes Behold: Artist Profile of Thùy-Hân Nguyễn-Chí

A sense of hauntedness pervades throughout the exhibition, as preternatural phenomena, as references to signs of former life, or as phantom flashes in multi-layered videos in Thùy-Hân Nguyễn-Chí's solo exhibition, In What My Eyes Behold Is Simultaneous.

Magic As A Possibility: Jennifer Nguyen in Conversation with Vi Khi Nao

Watching the film Spirited Away when I was in my first year of high-school changed how I viewed the world. It was the first time I realised that magic existed: it existed in stories, in people, in the very ordinary and the very extraordinary.