An art critique essay by Monique Truong:
"All journeys are composite acts of the imagination.
Our traveling companions are myths, fantasies, History as we have learned it, and other compelling fictions, such as the idea of the self…"
Huynh's work encompasses what he describes as interrogating 'war, diaspora, refugees, asylum seekers and migrant communities', and it's these parts of his practice that are highlighted in a current exhibition at Fairfield City Museum & Gallery in Australia.
Tiffany Chung’s works from her Vietnam Exodus Project are currently exhibiting as part of the 21stBiennale of Sydney in Australia. In Tiffany’s artist talk, which was recorded at Artspace, she discusses her ongoing research and projects on forced migrations.
Haft-Seen is an experimental visual/filmic project that is a collaboration between three artists who contribute moving image, poetry, and sound/music. They are—between them—of Southeast-, East- and West Asian, and American, backgrounds. Haft-Seen is a piece of collaborative storytelling that engages a wide range of the storytelling “senses”...